9 Possible Causes for Bilateral Leg Weakness in USA

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis
    Bilateral Leg Weakness
  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2
    Bilateral Leg Weakness
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
    Bilateral Leg Weakness
  • Bilateral Leg Weakness
  • Ependymoma

    Eric Kratky In January 2007, Erik Kratky was 21 and pursuing his undergraduate degree when he experienced bilateral leg weakness.[1]

  • Spina Bifida Occulta

    the extent of a daily neurologic examination, but she was documented to have normal muscle power in her legs until the fourth postoperative day, when she was found to have bilateralleg weakness and a sensory deficit starting at the T10 dermatome.[2]

  • Tethered Cord Syndrome

    CASE 2: A 71 year old woman who developed acute bilateral leg weakness and numbness after spending hours raking and bagging leaves.[3]

  • Myelitis

    Exclusion of compressive, postradiation, neoplastic, and vascular causes Case presentation A forty year old previously healthy Sri Lankan male presented with acute onset bilateralleg weakness which was progressive over two days following a brief febrile illness of three days.[4]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    chronic, affects proximal limb muscles) Spinal cord compression (asymmetric) Tick paralysis (sensory changes absent, normal cerebrospinal fluid) Transverse myelitis (abrupt bilateralleg weakness, ascending sensory) Vasculitic neuropathies (mononeuropathy) Characteristic CSF findings consist of elevated protein (higher than 0.55 g per dL [5.5 g per L][5]

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References

  1. Spinal Cord Ependymoma in the Prime of Life, http://nursing.onclive.com/publications/oncolog…
  2. Spinal Hematoma following Spinal Anesthesia in a Patient with Spina Bifida Occulta  | Anesthesiology, http://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.as…
  3. Tight Filum Syndrome –, http://radsource.us/tight-filum-syndrome/
  4. Cytomegalovirus associated transverse myelitis in an immunocompetent host with DNA detection in cerebrospinal fluid; a case report | BMC Research Notes, http://bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com/articles/1…
  5. Guillain-Barre Syndrome - American Family Physician, http://www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0515/p2405.html