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769 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Kyphosis

  • 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]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Sawacha Z, Guarneri G, Cristoferi G, Guiotto A, Avogaro A, Cobelli C (2009) Diabetic gait and posture abnormalities: a biomechanical investigation through three dimensional[doi.org] BACKGROUND: Sagittal translation (ST) is an accidental event that surgeons commonly encounter during a spinal osteotomy in the correction of kyphosis in ankylosing spondylitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hip pain is quite common with ankylosing spondylitis and may be associated with pain in the groin or buttocks, as well as difficulty walking.[arthritis.about.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    abnormalities; caused by a loss of neurons and a decrease of dopamine in the basal ganglia Applies To Parkinsonism or Parkinson's disease: NOS idiopathic primary ICD-9-CM[icd9data.com] Progressive, degenerative disorder of the nervous system characterized by tremors, rigidity, bradykinesia, postural instability, and gait abnormalities; caused by a loss of[icd9data.com] As these symptoms become more pronounced, patients may have difficulty walking, talking, or completing other simple tasks. PD usually affects people over the age of 60.[web.archive.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Hypermobile joints and an abnormal gait with a tendency to fall may also be presenting features.[genedx.com] […] and distal junctional kyphosis angles, and the apical vertebral wedge angle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Twelve patients had a waddling gait. Four patients were partially wheelchair-dependent and ten patients had limitations in their maximum walking distance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    The woman also, "walked with an abnormal 'tin soldier' gait," the team said.[consumer.healthday.com] Stiffness may increase and patients may develop a hunched posture ( kyphosis ) or a swayback (lordosis).[diagnose-me.com] They reported observations from 14 cases of patients who experienced progressive stiffness, episodic painful muscle spasms, and difficulty walking without any other neurological[physio-pedia.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 4A

    Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person. 0002750 Gait disturbance Abnormal gait Abnormal walk Impaired gait [2] Last updated: 7/24/2017 Mucopolysaccharidosis[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] When kyphosis exceeds 45 degrees, progression is likely.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gait.[cjhr.org]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

    Hypermobile joints and an abnormal gait with a tendency to fall may also be presenting features.[genedx.com] An initial kyphosis angle greater than 45 was predictive of progression of more than 10 with sensitivity of 67% and specificity of 88%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bone deformities like kyphosis or gibbus, scoliosis, genu valgum, pes cavus have been described and may cause gait disturbances.[symptoma.com]

  • Cockayne Syndrome

    Main characteristics are dwarfism with disproportionately long extremities and large hands and feet, kyphosis, cold blue extremities, beak-like nose giving the patient a prematurely[whonamedit.com] The abnormal gait is due to contractures of the ankles, knees and hips as well as leg spasticity and ataxia.[symptoma.com] Homepage Rare diseases Search Search for a rare disease CAMFAK syndrome ORPHA:1317 Synonym(s): CAMAK syndrome Cataract-microcephaly-arthrogryposis-kyphosis syndrome Cataract-microcephaly-failure[orpha.net]

  • Syringomyelia

    No gait abnormality was identified.[nejm.org] Notably, equivalent thoracic kyphosis was observed in both groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] walking or toe walking in children Uncontrollable movements of the eyes ( nystagmus ) Condition that affects the nerves to the eye and face ( Horner syndrome ) The health[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sacral Fracture

    The surgery was managed for neurological decompression, stabilization of the fracture and correction of sacral kyphosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical presentation was mainly low back pain, pelvic pain, and abnormal gait.[bmcpregnancychildbirth.biomedcentral.com] The authors describe the use of sacral pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) with multiple sacral alar osteotomies for the correction of sacral kyphosis and pelvic incidence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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