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19 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Myelopathy

    gait, right leg weakness and cramping of five weeks’ duration.[touchneurology.com] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] A subtle gait abnormality may often be seen in the legs before upper extremity involvement.[dynamicchiropractic.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Most of the retrieved studies showed the presence of characteristic, abnormal gait patterns among patients with CM, consisting of decreased gait speed, cadence, step length[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] Positive bilateral Hoffmann signs (flexion of the thumb after flicking the nail of the middle finger) and an abnormal gait (scraping the tip of the shoe when walking) suggested[consultant360.com]

  • Kniest Dysplasia

    […] disturbance Abnormal gait Abnormal walk Impaired gait [ more ] 0001288 Hip contracture 0003273 Inguinal hernia 0000023 Lumbar kyphoscoliosis 0004619 Malar flattening Zygomatic[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Some patients develop frank joint contractures and many are unable to make a tight fist due to inflexibility of the interphalangeal joints.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] In some cases, affected children may exhibit an unusual “waddling” manner of walking (abnormal gait).[rarediseases.org]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Spinal cord compression can cause neurologic symptoms—such as pain, numbness, or difficulty walking.[spineuniverse.com] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] walking and performing activities involving fine motor skills (handwriting, buttoning a shirt, etc.)[spine-health.com]

  • Median Neuropathy

    R26.1 Paralytic gait R26.2 Difficulty in walking, not elsewhere classified R26.81 Unsteadiness on feet R26.89 Other abnormalities of gait and mobility R26.9 Unspecified abnormalities[aetna.com] […] to make a fist.[en.wikipedia.org] […] of gait and mobility R27.0 - R27.9 Other lack of coordination R29.818 Other symptoms and signs involving the nervous system R29.898 Other symptoms and signs involving the[aetna.com]

  • Kyphoscoliosis

    Presence of associated disorders likes hypertension, neurological disorders Abnormal gait Kyphosis [ edit ] Kyphosis by itself refers to an excessive convex curvature of spine[en.wikipedia.org] Some patients develop frank joint contractures and many are unable to make a tight fist due to inflexibility of the interphalangeal joints.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] Patient walks with an abnormal gait. Patient also suffers from back pain . Due to the deformity of kyphoscoliosis, there is shortening of the patient’s height.[epainassist.com]

  • Radiculomyelopathy

    However, the hallmark symptoms are gait abnormalities, weakness of the legs or stiffness of the legs [ 1, 5 ]. The natural course of the cervical myelopathy is variable.[bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] walking, and increased patellar and Achilles reflexes and lower limb muscle tension upon physical examination.[fluoridealert.org]

  • Proximal Symphalangism

    There is limitation of motion of the elbow, wrist, and ankle joints; abnormal gait, brachydactyly, cutaneous syndactyly, peculiar facies marked by hypoplasia of the alae nasi[whonamedit.com] These individuals usually have straight fingers and are unable to make a fist.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] No gait abnormalities were noticed in any of these patients. 13.[posi.in]

  • Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis

    Here, we report the case of a previously asymptomatic 11-year-old boy who consulted for difficulty walking and pain at the back of the right thigh, with increased inflammatory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was unable to make a fist or do a squat. He had tenderness over the greater trochanter areas bilaterally. There was no leg length discrepancy.[scirp.org]

  • Geleophysic Dysplasia

    Other abnormalities associated with the disorder include thick skin, limited joint movement with an unusual tiptoe gait and infiltration of the cardiac valves, trachea and[scielo.br] Here is a few photo's for you to view, we did a few experimental surgeries on both her hands because she has claw hand deformity her hands are unable to make a fist, & her[angelfire.com] Hands and feet appeared small but were otherwise normal, and she had no musculoskeletal, gait or skin abnormalities.[karger.com]

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