Which physical findings are characteristic of acute corticosteroid-induced myopathy?

Updated: Sep 10, 2019
  • Author: Patrick M Foye, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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Answer

Acute steroid myopathy physical findings are as follows:

  • Generalized muscle weakness, not limited to a more proximal distribution, is noted.

  • Muscle stretch reflexes typically are normal.

  • Sensory examination should be normal.


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