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344 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Scoliosis, Waddling Gait

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    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[] What's New in the Management of Neuromuscular Scoliosis. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Sep. 36 (6):627-33. [Medline].[] Symptoms include frequent falling, difficulty in climbing, and a waddling gait. Get unlimited access to all of Britannica’s trusted content.[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    walking.[] One of them showed severe scoliosis. After hospitalization chest CT scan revealed extensive pulmonary bilateral segmental atelectasis.[] At age 4 he had a waddling gait and could no longer climb stairs.[]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    gait.[] Kypho-scoliosis appeared later on with anterior beaking of the vertebrae. Cerebral CT scan showed a very large frontal cyst communicating with the IIIrd ventricle.[] In analyzing his pedigree only a grandfather is described to have waddling gait.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Structural changes in muscle and fascia may play a role in abnormal gait.[] scoliosis.[] At 12 months of age, he had a waddling gait, with his upper body leaning forward. Dystonic/dyskinetic cerebral palsy was diagnosed at the age of 3 years.[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Hypermobile joints and an abnormal gait with a tendency to fall may also be presenting features.[] The patient was a 17-year-old girl with growth retardation, hearing loss, and severe skeletal dysplasia(scoliosis and chicken breast), and was evaluated to have normal nervous[] gait, and laxity of joints.[]

  • 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[] Children may develop: A pronounced curvature of the spine (i.e. scoliosis or kyphosis) Cloudy corneas of the eyes A heart murmur Inguinal hernia Liver enlargement Loss of[] The combined abnormalities usually result in a duck-waddling gait. Mid-face hypoplasia and mandibular protrusion. Thin teeth enamel. Corneal clouding affecting vision.[]

  • Familial Hypophosphatemia

    Snapshot A 6-year-old boy is brought to his pediatrician by his parents due to poor growth, weakness, and abnormal gait.[] […] and weakness, which may result in fractures, weak joints In adults, the signs and symptoms include: Short stature Spinal stenosis, abnormal curvature of the spine (termed scoliosis[] gait, muscle pain and weakness.[]

  • Osteitis Deformans

    Cortical fissure fractures arise from abnormal mechanical forces on weakened bone. They may be asymptomatic or painful.[] PA and lateral spine view elucidated involvement of lumbar vertebra (radiolucent lesion) at L1, L2 with scoliosis at same region.[] gait) _Coxa_Valga Acetabular protrusion Osteoarthritis Fractures Bone enlargement Vertebral compression Muscular Myalgia Stiffness Weakness Neurological Nerve compression[]

  • Coxa Vara

    Shrot status and later abnormal gait associated with coxa vara are common clinical feature.[] […] of arthropathy involving the peripheral joints with typical coxa vara deformity were described, and in a few cases spine abnormalities, including kyphosis, lordosis, or scoliosis[] Imaging Findings A 21-year-old male patient presented with a waddling gait, without pain.[]

  • Camurati-Engelmann Syndrome

    Most patients present with limb pain, muscular weakness, a waddling gait, and easy fatigability.[] The added pressure that thickened bones put on the muscular and skeletal systems can cause abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis), joint deformities (contractures), knock[] A waddling gait (48%), easy fatigability (44%), and muscle weakness (39%) were other important features.[]

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