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71 Possible Causes for Calf Pain, Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Increased, No Muscle Weakness

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Pain or cramping, especially of the hands, feet or calf muscles. Sensitivity to touch or temperature. Loss of reflexes. Muscle wasting in the hands and feet.[livestrong.org] A 55-year-old woman with consanguineous parents developed slowly progressive, asymmetric muscle weakness and atrophy in her forearms, while her ability to walk remained unaffected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 70-year-old male patient of Greek origin with choreatic movements of the tongue and face, lower limb muscle weakness, peripheral neuropathy, elevated creatinephosphokinase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Common pediatrics examples of this situation are inability to walk due to calf pain secondary to acute viral myositis, pyogenic arthritis-related arthralgia (e.g., gonococcal[kundoc.com] But weakness that increases over several days is also common. Muscle weakness or loss of muscle function (paralysis) affects both sides of the body.[medlineplus.gov] The increase of protein level in cerebrospinal fluid is more marked in recurrent episodes.[jneuro.com]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Non-paralytic poliomyelitis Symptoms include back pain or backache, diarrhea, excessive tiredness, fatigue, headache, irritability, leg pain (calf muscles), moderate fever[wikilectures.eu] Muscle weakness may be responsible for postoperative instability, and careful selection of the patient with good upper extremity muscles must be made.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fluid (CSF) In poliovirus infection, the CSF usually contains an increased number of white blood cells (10–200 cells/mm 3, primarily lymphocytes) and a mildly elevated protein[cdc.gov]

  • Stroke

    Spasticity and muscle weakness are common severe neurologic sequelae after stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Being immobile also can lead to muscle weakness and decreased muscle flexibility. Problems swallowing and pneumonia.[web.archive.org] Symptoms occur suddenly and can include muscle weakness, paralysis, abnormal or lost sensation on one side of the body, difficulty speaking, confusion, problems with vision[msdmanuals.com]

  • Radiculopathy

    […] and sometimes into the calf and foot.[spine-health.com] Radicular pain may also be accompanied by numbness and tingling, muscle weakness and loss of specific reflexes.[spine-health.com] Initial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination reveals a mildly increased cell count in approximately half, elevated protein in a large majority, and low glucose in approximately[neurospine.wordpress.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] edema, or neuropathic pain, and the risk of augmentation has always to be considered. 127 If augmentation has occurred, or if symptoms appear to overlap with alternative[dovepress.com] weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) can rule out chronic radiculopathy. CSF protein and Tau can be increased in ALS, especially in particularly aggressive forms.''[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Type 1

    & Thigh) Hands & Feet Temporal Few to 100 per month Variable frequency over days & months At night: May interrupt sleep Other associations Discomfort or Pain: Some patients[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Signs and symptoms include muscle weakness, atrophy, and fasciculation.[icd10data.com] Muscle weakness can have many causes.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    (often with a painful twitch) but there is are also invisible facilitations, "waves" and/or "vibrations" / buzzing sensations (in the individual muscles and even throughout[cidplog.com] […] of the muscle weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although cerebrospinal fluid protein levels were often increased in both groups, the elevations were generally mild or moderate in misdiagnosed patients, at an average of[news-medical.net]

  • Déjerine-Sottas Disease

    […] and Elevated Serum Creatine Kinase 472 Case 75 A Woman with Proximal Muscle Weakness Calf Hypertrophy Heel Contractures and Elevated Serum Creatine Kinase 480 Case 76 A Young[books.google.com] The hands and feet become unable to sense position, vibration, pain, and temperature, and this loss of sensation gradually moves up the limbs.[merckmanuals.com] Thereafter, she showed progressive muscle weakness and sensory disturbances in the distal extremities. At the age of 18 years, the use of a wheelchair became necessary.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lumbar Spinal Cord Tumor

    Sensation on the lateral aspect of the left foot and calf was decreased. Motor examination was inconclusive.[healio.com] weakness, especially in your arms or legs Muscle weakness, which may be mild or severe, in different parts of your body Back pain is a common early symptom of spinal tumors[mayoclinic.org] […] contractions, twitches, or spasms (fasciculations) Muscle weakness (decreased muscle strength) in the legs that causes falls, makes walking difficult, and may get worse ([medlineplus.gov]

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