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141 Possible Causes for Atrophy of the Thigh Muscles, Lower Extremity Pain, No Muscle Weakness

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    OBJECTIVES: To determine recurrence rates of lower-extremity radicular pain after nonsurgical treatment of acute symptomatic lumbar disk herniation (LDH), and to identify[] Common symptoms of lumbar disc protrusion include: Chronic low back pain Pain, numbness and tingling in the legs, feet and toes Back stiffness or soreness Muscle weakness[] Review Ohnmeiss DD, Vanharanta H, Ekholm J:Degree of disc disruption and lower extremity pain.[]

  • Femoral Neuropathy

    […] of stifle loss of sensation to medial thigh neurogenic atrophy of quadriceps muscles.[] The constellation of bilateral groin pain, loss of lower extremity mobility, and decreased hematocrit raised the suspicion of massive blood loss into the cavity/compartment[] Muscle weakness gradually resolved. Difficulty was encountered in placing both grafts, and each kidney and limb were subjected to prolonged ischemia.[]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    […] of the thigh muscles.[] OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of decompression of nerves in the lower extremity in patients with painful diabetic polyneuropathy on static balance using a sensitive[] Muscle weakness was assessed using a semi-quantitative score.[]

  • Osteoarthritis

    Fluid in the knee can harm the working of your muscles and cause thigh muscles to weaken and atrophy. Fluid-filled sac (Baker's cyst).[] Lorenz and Soren Raaf, Does dance-based therapy increase gait speed in older adults with chronic lower extremity pain: A feasibility study, Geriatric Nursing, 35, 5, (339)[] As a progressive degenerative joint disorder, OA is characterized by cartilage damage, changes in the subchondral bone, osteophyte formation, muscle weakness, and inflammation[]

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    When this occurs, the result may be weakness and muscle atrophy in various parts of the body, such as involvement of the eye muscles or eyelid (e.g., causing double vision[] Individuals who develop DPN often experience severe, uncontrolled pain in the lower extremities, insensate feet, and decreased proprioceptive skills.[] Metabolic and microvascular factors are responsible for nerve damage, causing loss of nerve function, numbness, painful sensory symptoms, and muscle weakness.[]

  • Trochanteric Bursitis

    MRI may show Piriformis muscle atrophy or hypertrophy and edema surrounding the sciatic nerve.[] Pain is elicited with passive external rotation of the right lower extremity.[] It is usually associated with weakness of the gluteal muscles, particularly gluteus medius, that results in a Trendelenburg gait pattern that is a sign of hip muscle weakness[]

  • Lumbar Radiculopathy

    OVER SI JOINT, HIP, LATERAL THIGH, LEG PAIN LATERAL LEG, WEB OF GREAT TOE NUMB WEAKNESS OF DORSIFLEXION OF GREAT TOE AND FOOT: CANT WALK ON HEELS MINOR MUSCLE ATROPHY REFLEX[] Maureen Leahy Pain that radiates from the back into the lower extremity is often caused by a herniated disk or spinal stenosis.[] BOOK DOCTOR APPOINTMENT CONSULT DOCTOR ONLINE Definition Any injury, pain, muscle weakness, tingling and numbness that results in an irritated, inflammed or a compressed spinal[]

  • Hip Fracture

    extremity function [31] Physical Examination On physical examination, findings on the patient with a hip fracture may include the following: limited and painful hip range[] The detection of low weight, disability, malnutrition, muscle weakness, and vitamin D deficiency can help identify at-risk older people to implement prevention strategies.[] To prevent falls, risk factors like muscle weakness, use of medications, arthritis, depression balance. Gait, vision and activities should be assessed.[]

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

    Atrophy of thigh muscles may occur from disuse and an inequality of leg length.[] Radiography of the lower extremity was conducted and left LCPD was diagnosed. GHT was interrupted.[] Other symptoms may include: Hip pain Groin, thigh, or knee pain Reduced range of motion in the hip Shortening of the leg, or legs that are not the same length Muscle weakness[]

  • Meralgia Paresthetica

    Sometimes decreased sensation all the way to the patella Difficult to examine because of pain/burning induced by touching or rubbing Normal strength, no atrophy in thigh[] Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction – The Lower Extremities (Volume 2). 1st ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1993. 4. Luzzio, C., Lorenzo C.[] There are no motor impairments or muscle weakness, because the LFCN is entirely sensory.[]

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