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2,630 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    walking Blurred vision Slurred speech Pain is dulled Stupor Cannot stand or walk Vomiting Unconsciousness is possible Decreased response to stimuli Apathetic Coma Unconscious[casapalmera.com] […] skills are lacking Excitement Senses are dulled Poor coordination Drowsy Beginnings of erratic behavior Slow reaction time Impaired judgment Confusion Exaggerated emotions Difficulty[casapalmera.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    A 9-year-old boy presented with knuckle hyperpigmentation and oral ulcers for 3 years, pallor and easy fatigability for 6 months, gait abnormalities for 3 months, and abnormal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurologic signs and symptoms: Numbness—tingling Weakness of legs, arms, trunk Impaired vibration—position sense Abnormal reflexes Unsteady or abnormal gait Balance problems[b12awareness.org] […] or abnormal gait / falls Ataxia (Neurological disorder affecting balance, coordination and speech) Balance problems Difficulty walking Dizziness Restless legs Visual disturbances[b12deficiency.info]

  • Arthritis

    This case report describes the findings of a previously healthy pediatric patient with acute onset of knee swelling and abnormal gait.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] walking or bending the joint Some patients with osteoarthritis also develop a bone spur (a bony protrusion) at the affected joint.[foothealthfacts.org] walking or walking with a limp Pain that worsens with vigorous or extended activity Stiffness in the hip or limited range of motion In patients with rheumatoid arthritis[ortho.wustl.edu]

  • Osteoarthritis

    walking or bending the joint Some patients with osteoarthritis also develop a bone spur (a bony protrusion) at the affected joint.[foothealthfacts.org] Gait evaluation may reveal a number of abnormalities, including varus or valgus deformities and leg length discrepancy.[web.archive.org] People with osteoarthritis in the foot or ankle experience, in varying degrees, one or more of the following: Pain and stiffness in the joint Swelling in or near the joint Difficulty[foothealthfacts.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a significant public health concern, resulting in abnormal gait biomechanics, diminished postural stability, and increased risk of falls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Motor nerve damage can lead to muscle weakness, difficulty walking or moving the arms, cramps and spasms.[foundationforpn.org] Serious PN can cause difficulty walking or standing. WHAT CAUSES PN?[aidsinfonet.org]

  • Stroke

    Asymmetric step length is a common abnormal gait pattern in hemiplegic stroke patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., face drooping, hemiparesis/hemiplegia, inability to lift ipsilateral arm or abnormal gait Contralateral sensory loss Contralateral homonymous hemianopia Dysphasia Dysphagia[symptoma.com] Other symptoms include: confusion, difficulty speaking or understanding speech; difficulty seeing with one or both eyes; difficulty walking, dizziness, loss of balance or[who.int]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Abstract Pineal cysts are usually asymptomatic; however, they may rarely cause symptoms such as chronic headache, paroxysmal headache with gaze paresis, postural syncope, loss of consciousness, and sudden death. A 30-year-old woman with no specific medical history except chronic headache was found collapsed in a[…][doi.org]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    walking Dizziness Loss of balance or coordination Most symptoms of a TIA disappear within an hour, although they may last for up to 24 hours.[nlm.nih.gov] […] happen suddenly, and include Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both eyes Difficulty[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Previously, she walked 2 miles (3.2 km) a day; now she has difficulty walking two blocks and standing up for more than 15 minutes at a time.[nejm.org] This can cause difficulty walking or standing up straight, numbness or tingling in the areas below the pinch, and, in extreme cases, weakness in the legs.[livestrong.com] Other symptoms may include: Difficulty walking long distances Pain in the lower back Pain that worsens with standing or during certain activities Pain that may subside by[reboundmd.com]

  • Coxa Vara

    Shrot status and later abnormal gait associated with coxa vara are common clinical feature.[synapse.koreamed.org] Early degenerative changes - untreated get severe early OA & often require THR early Symptoms Present at walking age with abnormal gait - painless limp Signs Patient is short[52.62.202.235] Clinically the patient presents with an abnormal gait and a leg length discrepancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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