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447 Possible Causes for Calf Pain, Paresthesia

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    CONCLUSIONS A case of a rare variant of GBS is presented with facial diplegia and paresthesia and with unilateral facial palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lower extremity weakness with upper and lower extremity paresthesias developed progressively 11 months post transplantation, coinciding with immune control of CMV.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with prior stroke and PV who developed Guillain-Barré syndrome, an acute inflammatory demyelinating disorder of peripheral nerves causing ascending paresis, numbness, and paresthesia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    Pain may radiate along the sole of the foot, sometimes up into the calf. Pain may be aggravated when the ankle is placed in extreme dorsiflexion.[patient.info] He had a tingling sensation and paresthesia in the sole and medial border of the foot along the distribution of the medial and lateral plantar nerves.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 35-year-old man with a 1-year history of unilateral knee, calf, and medial ankle pain with spontaneous movements of second through fifth toes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome

    This patient had a classic history of calf pain that worsened with walking and was relieved by rest, running, or bicycle riding.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] History often includes exertional lower leg pain, cramping, and/or paresthesias rather quickly relieved by rest, though examination may be benign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Title Young athlete with bilateral exertional calf pain Recommended Citation Dunbar S, Englund J. Young athlete with bilateral exertional calf pain.[digitalrepository.aurorahealthcare.org]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    The patient experienced sudden severe lumbar pain while lifting a 240-kg weight while attempting a Donkey Calf Raise during muscle training.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ball, M.D. 6 Citing Articles A 29-year-old woman presented to the spine clinic with new-onset pain in her right leg, accompanied by paresthesia.[nejm.org] […] and the top of the foot The next common site for a herniation is between your hips and tailbone and can cause symptoms such as: Pain that spreads from the back down through[pagelaw.com]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    pain during exercise, though bilateral involvement has been reported to occur in as high as 67% of affected patients.[eorif.com] During this process, typical symptoms of neuronal injury arise, such as pain, paresthesia, and numbness.[symptoma.com] Case A 38-year-old female competitive ‘ironman triathlete’ athlete with no medical history presented with exertional left calf pain.[bjsm.bmj.com]

  • 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] Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a debilitating side effect of chemotherapy, which manifests as paresthesias, dysesthesias, and numbness in the hands and feet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients present with pain, paresthesias, or weakness along a specific nerve distribution or experience generalized peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lower Extremity Arteriosclerosis

    […] and cramping; Calf pain with exercise Bonaca MP, Creager MA.[medlineplus.gov] Pain in the calf muscles when you walk (your doctor may call it claudication) is the most common symptom.[webmd.com] […] at rest due to atherosclerosis of native artery Skin ulcer of calf Stenosis of lower limb artery Superficial femoral artery stenosis Ulcer of ankle due to atherosclerosis[icdlist.com]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Postoperative complications included saphenous nerve paresthesia in three legs (10%) and thermal skin injury in one limb (3.3%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[mountsinai.org]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    pain and swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 69-year-old woman complained of severe left leg weakness with paresthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A previously healthy 21-year-old man presented with back pain, bilateral extremity pain, and right lower extremity weakness, paresthesias, and swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Neurogenic claudication can be bilateral or unilateral calf, buttock, or thigh discomfort, pain or weakness.[painmanagement.weillcornell.org] A 70-year-old special education teacher had neck pain, headaches, and burning paresthesia on the entire left side of her body.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If your herniated disk is in your lower back, you'll typically feel the most intense pain in your buttocks, thigh and calf. It may also involve part of the foot.[mayoclinic.org]

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