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189 Possible Causes for Atrophy of the Thigh Muscles, Inability to Stand on Tiptoes

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective long-term (minimum 10 y) follow-up and comparative study. OBJECTIVE: To compare the clinical outcome of surgically treated primary lumbar disk herniation (LDH) by conventional discectomy alone and discectomy with posterolateral fusion without instrumentation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND[…][]

  • 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[] […] falling Curvature of the spine Wasting of thigh muscles Abnormal enlargement of the calves Trouble breathing or swallowing Limbs drawing inward and becoming fixed in position[]

  • Fracture

    J Int Med Res. 2018 Mar;46(3):1282-1287. doi: 10.1177/0300060517744923. Epub 2018 Jan 14. Author information 1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Nanjing Medical University, Affiliated 261546 Wuxi People's Hospital , Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. Abstract Spontaneous fetal femoral fractures are uncommon in the paediatric[…][]

    Missing: Atrophy of the Thigh Muscles
  • Knee Disorder

    If the athlete has suffered for some time then they will likely have atrophy (wasting away) of the quadriceps of thigh muscles.[]

    Missing: Inability to Stand on Tiptoes
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    Abstract There is an increasing awareness on the importance in identifying early phases of the degenerative processes in knee osteoarthritis (OA), the crucial period of the disease when there might still be the possibility to initiate treatments preventing its progression. Early OA may show a diffuse and ill-defined[…][]

    Missing: Inability to Stand on Tiptoes
  • Malum Coxae Senilis

    […] pathology THIS IS A DIRECTORY PAGE. Britannica does not currently have an article on this topic. Learn about this topic in these articles: joint disease In joint disease: Degenerative joint disease […]where it is known as malum coxae senilis. Osteoarthritis of the hip, like that of other joints, is classified as primary[…][]

    Missing: Inability to Stand on Tiptoes
  • Morton's Metatarsalgia

    Abstract The results of 79 high resolution ultrasound examinations of the forefoot that were performed for suspected Morton's metatarsalgia were retrospectively assessed. Scans were only obtained if the pain was poorly localized or if there were atypical features that made the clinical diagnosis uncertain.[…][]

    Missing: Atrophy of the Thigh Muscles
  • Hip Fracture

    Abstract The authors report the case of a 61-year-old patient who underwent internal fixation with a dynamic hip screw for a stable intertrochanteric fracture of the right hip. The immediate postoperative radiograph showed complete intrapelvic migration of the threaded guide pin, which has gone unnoticed during[…][]

    Missing: Inability to Stand on Tiptoes
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture

    Inability to stand on tiptoe. If the tendon is completely torn, you may feel a gap just above the back of the heel.[] Patients may notice an inability to stand on tiptoe and altered gait (inability to push off with the affected foot). Examination Observe gait.[]

    Missing: Atrophy of the Thigh Muscles
  • Sacral Radiculopathy

    J Neurosurg Spine. 2013 May;18(5):524-8. doi: 10.3171/2013.2.SPINE12497. Epub 2013 Mar 22. Author information 1 Department of Neurological Surgery, Methodist Neurological Institute, Houston, Texas 77030, USA. Abstract Percutaneous sacroplasty is a procedure adapted from vertebroplasty, which is[…][]

    Missing: Atrophy of the Thigh Muscles

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