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26 year old having stiffness and pain in the back and abdomen. History of hypothyroidism and hyperhidrosis. Normal EKG

there is a patient, 26 years old, male complain: abdomen and back stiff and pain history: hyperthyroidism about 10 years, in the begainning medicine could control the thyroid function, when the thyroid became normal, stopped the therapy , HT recurred. now normal. PE: muscle of the abdomen and back is stiff, like a board, need help when he want to get up. but the tone and strength of the four extremities muslce is normal. sensation is normal. right hoffman s sign(+). bilateral babinski s sign (+).bilateral trepidation sign(+),bilateral ankle clonus(+). hyperhidrosis . test: normal EMG in four extremities, back and abdomen muslce can t relax, but no rigidity potential. normal electrolyte . thanks a lot
Asked On : Mon, 6 Aug 2012
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The stiffness in the back and other muscles could be due to hormonal imbalance that you are already having. Other causes also need to be ruled out after a few blood tests.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,

Answered: Thu, 5 Jun 2014
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