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58 Possible Causes for Bilateral Leg Paralysis

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    This systematic review describes the diagnosis and management of adult patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of extradural malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC). MEDLINE, CANCERLIT, and the Cochrane Library databases were searched to January 2004 using the following terms: spinal cord compression,[…][doi.org]

  • Arteriovenous Malformation

    We report a case of acute gastrointestinal haemorrhage due to a small intestine polypoid arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in a patient with a remote history of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) 8 years earlier. The diagnosis of a small intestine AVM was made using video capsule endoscopy (VCE) and confirmed[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Paralysis of his left leg was gradually improved, and abnormal findings on brain MRI disappeared except that in the right frontal lobe cortex, which was considered to be cortical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bilateral occipital lobes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Follow-up MRI about 2 weeks after admission demonstrated multiple lesions in the periaqueduct, the medial side of the bilateral thalami, the bilateral frontal lobes, and the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bilateral Leg Weakness

    Jasmin A Jones MAcOM LAc LMT February 2013 OVERVIEW 42-year-old female presents with an inability to walk due to slow-onset, partial bilateral leg paralysis occurring over[acupuncturereliefproject.org]

  • Herpes Zoster

    (C) Diffuse papular rash, with vesicles of the left leg.[web.archive.org] Within a few hours of presentation she suddenly became confused, with flaccid paralysis necessitating intubation and admission to the medical intensive care unit.[web.archive.org] […] zoster virus rash and encephalitis (A) MRI brain susceptibility weighted images showing innumerable microbleeds in splenium of corpus callosum and (B) microheamorrhages in bilateral[web.archive.org]

  • Anterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion

    […] of the contralateral foot and leg Sensory loss in the contralateral foot and leg Urinary incontinence which usually occurs with bilateral damage Additional images Edit Diagram[psychology.wikia.com] Anterior cerebral artery syndrome : Signs and symptoms Structures involved Paralysis of opposite foot and leg Motor leg area A lesser degree of paresis of opposite arm Arm[minclinic.ru] […] ganglia and internal capsule Occlusion Edit Occlusion of the anterior cerebral artery may result in the following defects: [ How to reference and link to summary or text ] Paralysis[psychology.wikia.com]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Intermittent neurogenic claudication characterized by lower limb numbness, weakness, diffuse or radicular leg pain associated with paresthesia (bilaterally), weakness and[en.wikipedia.org] […] compression of the cervical spinal cord which is associated with "numb and clumsy hands", imbalance, loss of bladder and bowel control, and weakness that can progress to paralysis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Intermittent neurogenic claudication [11] [14] [15] characterized by lower limb numbness, weakness, diffuse or radicular leg pain associated with paresthesia (bilaterally)[en.wikipedia.org] […] compression of the cervical spinal cord which is associated with "numb and clumsy hands", imbalance, loss of bladder and bowel control, and weakness that can progress to paralysis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    Risk factors included age, active cancer, chronic cardiac or respiratory disease, recent ischemic stroke with leg paralysis, bilateral deep vein thrombosis, or right ventricular[the-hospitalist.org] paralysis, DVT involving the iliocaval segment or occurring bilaterally, right ventricular dilation, elevated BNP, or elevated troponin).[emcrit.org] […] with acute symptomatic PE, DVT, and at least one criterion for severity (age 75, active cancer, chronic cardiac or respiratory insufficiency, recent ischemic stroke with leg[emcrit.org]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    […] anterior spinal artery--- affects the anterior horn cells and pain and temperature pathways - bilateral leg weakness - areflexia /flaccid paralysis - loss of bowel and bladder[aippg.net] The neurologic exam revealed bilateral loss of pain and temperature sensation in the legs without loss of discriminative touch or vibratory sense.[lksom.temple.edu] […] presentation asymmetric multiradicular pain leg weakness bladder and rectal sphincter paralysis sensory loss saddle anesthesia (more commonly unilateral) Etiology disc herniation[medbullets.com]

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