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13 Possible Causes for Bilateral Leg Weakness, Narrowing of Medullary Canal, Urinary Incontinence

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Leg pain may occur and be unilateral or bilateral in nature that radiates from the back.[myvmc.com] Ten patients (48%) were not ambulatory before surgery and four suffered urinary incontinence/constipation (19%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In a CT scan, a bony tumor rising from the posterior wall of the T3 body narrowing the spinal canal, and the MRI spinal cord compression at the same level and the hydrosyringomyelic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Symptoms: Leg (neurogenic Intermittent Claudication) Characteristics Leg Fatigue (dullness) or Leg Weakness Leg numbness or Paresthesia s (tingling sensation) Bilateral Leg[fpnotebook.com] We report a case of a skeletally immature achondroplastic adolescent with significant thoracolumbar lordosis who presented with neurogenic claudication and urinary incontinence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Posterior view of the lumbar region of the spinal canal, demonstrating the conus medullaris at the L1 to L2 level and the cauda equina nerve roots inferiorly.[aafp.org]

  • Myelopathy

    A 14-year-old girl presented with a 3-week history of slowly progressive unilateral leg weakness that quickly progressed to bilateral leg paralysis, sphincter dysfunction,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sphincter disturbances may develop late in the disease course, although fecal or urinary incontinence is unusual. 16 Despite significant advancements in diagnostic modalities[doi.org] This narrowing in the lower back (lumbar canal stenosis) produces only radiculopathy (pinched nerve) because the tip of the spinal cord called the conus medullaris is at the[necksolutions.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Abstract A 70-year-old African American woman presented to the pain management clinic with complaints of lower back pain and bilateral calf pain with weakness in her legs.[aclr.com.es] Urinary urgency is also common. In late cases, bladder and bowel incontinence can occur. What are the Causes of Cervical Stenosis?[rushcopley.com] This narrowing in the lower back (lumbar canal stenosis) produces only radiculopathy (pinched nerve) because the tip of the spinal cord called the conus medullaris is at the[necksolutions.com]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Case report A 47 year-old woman complained of dorsal and bilateral submamarian pain lasting two years and progressive loss of sensibility and weakness in her legs.[revistaneurocirugia.com] When urinary incontinence starts or when patients become dependent on a wheel chair for long period of time, the chance that surgery will help decreases.[spinedoctormiami.com] This narrowing in the lower back (lumbar canal stenosis) produces only radiculopathy (pinched nerve) because the tip of the spinal cord called the conus medullaris is at the[necksolutions.com]

  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Within a week she was readmitted with band-like thoracic pain associated with urinary incontinence, paraesthesiae in the legs, and worsening bilateral leg weakness such that[thorax.bmj.com] She later presented to clinic with urinary incontinence and saddle anesthesia.[neurology.org] The spinal cord terminates in the conus medullaris (L1), which then become lumbosacral roots (cauda equina) descending through the lumbar spinal canal.[consultant360.com]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Symptoms: Leg (neurogenic Intermittent Claudication) Characteristics Leg Fatigue (dullness) or Leg Weakness Leg numbness or Paresthesia s (tingling sensation) Bilateral Leg[fpnotebook.com] RESULTS: Bladder dysfunction, lower urinary tract symptoms (e.g. urinary incontinence, detrusor overactivity and underactivity, as well as frequent urinary tract infections[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Posterior view of the lumbar region of the spinal canal, demonstrating the conus medullaris at the L1 to L2 level and the cauda equina nerve roots inferiorly.[aafp.org]

  • Narrow Cervical Spinal Canal

    Intermittent neurogenic claudication [11] [14] [15] characterized by lower limb numbness, weakness, diffuse or radicular leg pain associated with paresthesia (bilaterally)[en.wikipedia.org] incontinence.[arthritis.org] TORG's method proposes that the index, smaller or equal to 0.80 identify a significant narrowing of the cervical canal diameter.[scielo.br]

  • Lumbar and Sacral Arthritis

    Manifestations include bilateral leg weakness and sensory symptoms, and loss of bowel or bladder control.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] incontinence. • Paget's disease of bone.[arthritis.org] Posterior view of the lumbar region of the spinal canal, demonstrating the conus medullaris at the L1 to L2 level and the cauda equina nerve roots inferiorly.[aafp.org]

  • Lower Motor Neuron Syndrome with Late-Adult Onset

    […] predominantly lower motor neuron (LMN) symptoms. [26] These are characterized by progressive weakness and severe wasting of the upper and lower limbs, bilaterally.[emedicine.medscape.com] incontinence, check cutaneous reflexes (abdominal; bulbocavernousus; anal wink; cremaster) -Plain radiographs -CT ( /- myelography) -MRI: superior to CT for all spine conditions[brainscape.com] The spinal cord terminates in the conus medullaris (L1), which then become lumbosacral roots (cauda equina) descending through the lumbar spinal canal.[consultant360.com]

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