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1,251 Possible Causes for Calf Pain, Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Meralgia Paresthetica

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A common peripheral neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, is characterized by burning sensations, numbness, and sensitivity of the front of the thighs.[] 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.[] Entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the waist, called meralgia paresthetica , causes numbness at the outer part of the thigh.[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Signs include decreased or total loss of ankle jerk reflexes and vibratory sensation, with hyperalgesia and calf pain in some patients.[]

  • Varicose Veins

    Thirty patients with no experience of elastic stockings, presenting with primary varicose veins causing calf pain or aching were randomised to a GECS (18-21 mmHg at the ankle[] Thigh or calf cramps (often at night) Mild swelling of feet or ankles Itching If flow of blood through the veins becomes worse, symptoms may include: Leg swelling Leg or calf[] […] in your legs Standing or sitting for long periods of time Family history of varicose veins Symptoms of varicose veins include: Fullness, heaviness, aching, and sometimes pain[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Venous Stasis Ulcer

    Compression therapy helps prevent reflux, decreases release of inflammatory cytokines, and reduces fluid leakage from capillaries, thereby controlling lower extremity edema[] pain calf tenderness a dull ache or heaviness in your legs that gets worse when you stand In the early stages of stasis dermatitis, the skin on your legs may look thin.[] extremity edema and VSU recurrence. 14,16 Goals of compression therapy are to reduce symptoms, prevent secondary complications, and slow disease progression. 14,16 In patients[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Morbid Obesity

    The diagnosis of lymphedema in the lower extremities starts with the appearance of “Stemmer’s Sign” – the inability to pinch a fold of skin at the base of the toes (see Figure[] When to Call Your Doctor Be sure to call your doctor if you develop any of the following: • Persistent fever over 101F (39 C) • Bleeding • Increased abdominal swelling or pain[] Skin inflammation, a basic feature of lymphedema, can cause chronic pain, functional impairment, and recurrent cellulitis.[]

  • Obesity

    The risk of the severe and sustained lower extremity venous stasis disease in severe obesity is pretibial ulceration and cellulitis.[] Meralgia paresthetica and tight trousers. JAMA 1984 ; 251 : 1553. 23. Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: The belt or the gun.[] […] and carbuncles Extremity: Venous varicosities, lower extremity venous and/or lymphatic edema Miscellaneous: Reduced mobility and difficulty maintaining personal hygiene See[]

    Missing: Calf Pain
  • Stasis Dermatitis

    A 55-year-old-woman was admitted to the hospital to rule out bilateral lower extremity cellulitis.[] pain calf tenderness a dull ache or heaviness in your legs that gets worse when you stand In the early stages of stasis dermatitis, the skin on your legs may look thin.[] An important diagnostic consideration in the management of stasis dermatitis is lower extremity cellulitis.[]

    Missing: Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Sciatica

    paresthetica Piriformis syndrome Pseudoclaudication Sacroiliitis Spinal neoplasms Spinal stenosis Vertebral lesions (fracture or infection) Table 1.[] Symptoms of sciatica The symptoms of sciatica include: hot pain in the buttock aching in the buttock, back of the thigh (hamstring) and calf pain in the ankle and foot pins[] Some of the other symptoms besides leg discomfort include: Constant chronic pain running down the back of one side of the buttocks or calf Pain worsening when sitting Pain[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    Other common nerve entrapment syndromes include ulnar neuropathy at the elbow or wrist and lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy, also known as meralgia paresthetica.[] pain during exercise, though bilateral involvement has been reported to occur in as high as 67% of affected patients.[] Case A 38-year-old female competitive ‘ironman triathlete’ athlete with no medical history presented with exertional left calf pain.[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Anterior Thigh Pain

    Meralgia paresthetica is a compression neuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the groin.[] Midfoot Pain Posterior Ankle Pain Posterior Calf Pain Posterior Knee Pain Posterior Thigh Pain R Restless Leg Syndrome Rheumatoid Arthritis Reactive Arthritis S Sacroiliitis[] . : Malignant secondary deposit in the iliac crest masquerading as meralgia paresthetica .[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis