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104 Possible Causes for Anemia, Lower Leg Muscle Wasting

  • Thiamine Deficiency

    […] with subacute gait instability associated with painful dysesthesias and clumsiness in both hands. 10 years before presentation he had received a diagnosis of megaloblastic anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Characteristics of dry beriberi are difficulty walking, loss of sensation in the hands and feet, loss of muscle function in the lower legs, confusion, pain, and vomiting.[mybariatriclife.org] THIAMINE -RESPONSIVE MEGALOBLASTIC ANEMIA SYNDROME There is a particular syndrome called thiamine-responsive megaloblastic anemia syndrome, a rare condition characterized[flipper.diff.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    A CELLULE FALCIFORMI ANEMIA CONGENITA DISERITROPOIETICA ANEMIA DI FANCONI ANEMIA SIDEROBLASTICA ANGELMAN SINDROME DI ANGIOEDEMA DI QUINCK ANGIOMA ANOMALIA MITRALICA CONGENITA[birdfoundation.org] It causes muscle weakness and wasting in the shoulders, upper arms, and lower legs.[webmd.com] AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA AICARDI SINDROME DI ALBRIGHT MALATTIA DI ALFA1-ANTITRIPSINA (AAT) DEFICIT DI ALKAPTONURIA ALLERGIE ALZHEIMER MORBO DI AMILOIDOSI ANCORAGGIO MIDOLLARE ANEMIA[birdfoundation.org]

  • Heart Failure

    After providing supportive treatment, the heart failure symptoms disappeared and her anemia had improved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These patients exhibit reduced exercise capacity as evidenced by significantly lower muscle strength in both the legs and the arms, reduced LVEF, and worse exercise capacity[eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org] Reed, Distinguishing Anemia and Iron Deficiency of Heart Failure: Signal for Severity of Disease or Unmet Therapeutic Need?[doi.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A severe form of vitamin B12 deficiency, known as pernicious anemia, occurs when the body cannot absorb vitamin B12 as it should.[providence.net] Symptoms include: Extreme weakening and wasting of muscles in the lower legs and feet Gait abnormalities Loss of tendon reflexes Numbness in the lower limbs Treatment No medical[arthritis.about.com] B 12 deficiency is associated with achlorhydria or pernicious anemia and sometimes with parietal cell or intrinsic factor antibodies.[questdiagnostics.com]

  • Varicose Veins

    […] was not only studied because of bleeding but also for many others reasons, like abdominal complaints, changes in defecation pattern, family history of colorectal cancer, anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle pump ejection fraction - used to detect failure of the muscle pump to expel blood from the lower leg.[patient.info] Associated diseases DVT; any condition causing calf-muscle pump failure (eg, neuromuscular disease, muscle wasting conditions) [ 5, 12 ].[patient.info]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    ), frequent infections (leukopenia) and easy bruising / petechia (thrombocytopenia) Anemia and leukopenia are common in chronic arsenic toxicity, are often accompanied by[pathologyoutlines.com] Symptoms include: Extreme weakening and wasting of muscles in the lower legs and feet Gait abnormalities Loss of tendon reflexes Numbness in the lower limbs Treatment No medical[verywell.com] Patients present to the emergency department with severe jaundice, anemia, and hemoglobinuria (ie, blackwater urine).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    Gram stain of bullae fluid: gram positive rods Tissue biopsy may be necesary to confirm the diagnosis Investigations to consider: Blood tests: ABG: metabolic acidosis FBC: anemia[learningneurology.com] muscles), including muscles of the hand and wrist and lower legs.[drugs.com] […] diffuse large-cell lymphoma with sclerosis Mediastinal fibrosis Medich giant platelet syndrome Medich macrothrombocytopenia Medina worm disease Medinensis Mediterranean anemia[orpha.net]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Homozygotes or compound heterozygotes for severe defects are affected with thalassemia major or Cooley's anemia, lethal if untreated, and suffer pronounced anemia, bone deformities[doi.org] This disease causes slow but progressive wasting of the upper arm and lower leg muscles and symmetric weakness.[web.archive.org]

  • Uremic Neuropathy

    Evidence of uremic neuropathy developed in six of these ten patients, and five of these six also developed a progression in their anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of intrinsic muscle of feet or lower leg - wasting of intrinsic muscle of feet or lower leg - hypoactive or abscent reflex : usually ankle - hypoactive or abscent reflex[slideplayer.com] If, in addition to your underlying illness, you also suffer from Anemia Gastritis Crohn’s disease Other chronic digestive problem Your body is probably not getting the nutrition[practice.drjohnhayesjr.com]

  • Myositis

    […] primary teeth in adulthood, anatomic abnormalities of the cerebellum, diffuse cerebral dysfunction with seizures, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, primary amenorrhea, aplastic anemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] muscles), including muscles of the hand and wrist and lower legs.[drugs.com] In Yunnan Province, China, a volunteer developed dizziness, abdominal pain, anemia, and diarrhea 3 days after consuming 60 g of raw beef from a calf experimentally infected[dx.doi.org]

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