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288 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Difficulty Climbing Stairs

  • 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]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] Muscle weakness of the lower body, including the legs and pelvis area, slowly gets worse, causing: Difficulty walking that gets worse over time; by age 25 to 30, the person[medlineplus.gov] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Tiring quickly with exertion[chop.edu]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs, hopping, or jumping decreased motor skills Physical exam Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Similar traits to Duchenne's Distinguishing traits from Duchenne's[orthobullets.com] This muscle weakness causes a waddling gait and difficulty climbing stairs.[genome.gov] DMD symptoms may include: difficulty walking a loss of ability to walk enlarged calves learning disabilities, which occurs in about one-third of affected individuals a lack[healthline.com]

  • Supination Injury

    If you underpronate while you walk, you may notice arch pain, heel pain, and even back and knee pain because of the additional stress this abnormal gait places on the body[heelthatpain.com] When you compensate for pain by limping or walking with an abnormal gait, other joints can suffer wear and tear.[orthofeet.com] Overpronation is by far the most common gait abnormality and leaves runners with this style most prone to injury, but supinators also have an increased chance of sustaining[underpronation.org]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    The patient presents with complaints like difficulty in getting up, climbing stairs or buttoning a shirt.[symptoma.com] Pure sensory CIDP presents with sensory loss, pain, and poor balance with abnormal gait or walking.[gbs-cidp.org] Patients report difficulty walking, climbing stairs, arising from a chair, and may fall, or they may complain of reduced manual dexterity (trouble buttoning shirts, pulling[dx.doi.org]

  • Mechanical Complication of Prosthetic Joint

    The ICD 9 Code for Other mechanical complication of prosthetic joint implant is listed as 996.47. Additional information concerning this code and description can be found below including ICD 10 crosswalks / GEMS, and chapter information where available. ICD 9 CM Field Value Diagnosis Code: 996.47 Long Description: Other[…][emedcodes.com]

  • Internal Joint Prosthesis Broken

    Use Additional code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug ( T36 - T50 with fifth or sixth character 5) code(s) to identify the specified condition resulting from the complication code to identify devices involved and details of circumstances ( Y62 - Y82 ) Excludes2 any encounters with medical care for[…][icd10coded.com]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net] GENE INCLUDED: DMD INDICATIONS FOR TESTING: Developmental delay Gross motor delay or loss of motor skills Low muscle tone Calf hypertrophy Abnormal gait Dilated cardiomyopathy[unmc.edu] Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[um.edu.mt]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    climbing stairs Frequent falls Scapular winging Respiratory Frequent infections Respiratory insufficiency Cardio-respiratory failure (death) Respiratory failure/insufficiency[cuh.nhs.uk] walking 15 (16%) • Difficulty rising from an armchair 11 (12%) • Difficulty rising from a lying position 9 (10%) Fatigue 17 (18%) Muscle soreness / cramps 16 (17%) Respiratory[ojrd.com] abnormalities Muscle pain Difficulty climbing stairs Frequent falls Scapular winging Respiratory Frequent infections Respiratory insufficiency Cardio-respiratory failure[cuh.nhs.uk]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2I

    climbing stairs Difficulty walking up stairs 0003551 Difficulty running 0009046 Dilated cardiomyopathy Stretched and thinned heart muscle 0001644 Frequent falls 0002359 Motor[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] These symptoms have progressed to affect his gait, now walks with an abnormal gait (waddlimg) associated with lower back pain.[chs-journal.com] climbing stairs and walking.[rarediseases.org]

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