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53 Possible Causes for Foot Drop, Sensory Deficit of the Lower Extremity, Urinary Incontinence

  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    This syndrome presents as low back pain, motor and sensory deficits in the lower extremities, and bladder as well as bowel dysfunction.[] In the PED, the unusual clinical presentation of severe back pain and urinary incontinence initially mimicked cauda equina syndrome and led to delayed correct diagnosis.[] Most of the symptoms resolved within a few days, but right side foot drop persisted for 2 years after the procedure.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    After 6 months, she came back with acute onset of weakness in lower limbs, back pain, fever and urinary incontinence.[] […] continued foot drop in 12 of the AFO patients.[] , diarrhea, fecal incontinence) dysfunction.[]

  • Lumbar Spinal Cord Tumor

    Urinary incontinence is often associated with a syrinx when the lesion causes disruption of the sacral pathways.[] […] retention, incontinence and constipation, as well as back pain.[] Reduced sensory function Cold sensation in the lower limbs Cold, clammy skin Incontinence, both urinary and fecal Paresthesia (burning, prickling, itching, or tingling of[]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Thus, two factors can cause urinary incontinence with a lumbar disc herniation.[] Foot drop is defined as inability to dorsiflex the foot at the ankle joint.[] In the most severe cases, a herniated disk can compress nerves that control the bowel and bladder, causing urinary incontinence and loss of bowel control.[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    If nerve fibers to the bladder are affected, urinary incontinence may occur.[] […] decreased bone mineral density osteoporosis relating to physical inactivity, vitamin D deficiency, immunomodulatory medication gait abnormalities muscle paralysis causing foot[] Urinary incontinence in neurological disease: Management of lower urinary tract dysfunction in neurological disease (CG148). London : NICE, 2012. Google Scholar 8.[]

  • Lumbar Plexus Neoplasm

    […] or fecal incontinence leading to poor quality of life. 1 – 3 However, the true incidence of RILSP is underestimated because it is not commonly evaluated by radiation oncologists[] […] ranges from 1.3% to 6.67%, and the clinical course is associated with different degrees of bilateral lower limb pain, numbness, weakness, paresis or paralysis, and rarely, urinary[]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    […] urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, muscle wasting, sensory deficits, and reflex abnormalities.[] We report a case of a skeletally immature achondroplastic adolescent with significant thoracolumbar lordosis who presented with neurogenic claudication and urinary incontinence[] Lumbar Spinal Stenosis can cause "foot drop," where the patient's foot drops or drags while walking.[]

  • Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome

    deficits (mostly involving distal lower extremities in an asymmetrical fashion), leg weakness, and micturition problems (urinary hesitancy and retention).[] Other symptoms are fecal incontinence, and/or urinary incontinence. Treatment : How to Treat "foix-alajouanine syndrome"?[] Bilateral foot drop was present.[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    lower extremities more affected than the upper extremities.[] CASE REPORT: A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure.[] The signs and symptoms of autonomic neuropathy include the following: Urinary bladder conditions: bladder incontinence or urine retention Gastrointestinal tract: dysphagia[]

  • Sciatic Neuropathy

    […] system may include: Unable to completely empty bladder Increased urinary tract infections Bloating Incontinence (leaking urine) Increased urination at night Treatments may[] drop is not an uncommon presentation of motor neurone disease. b) If weak ankle dorsiflexion and foot eversion, but strong ankle plantarflexion and foot inversion; numb dorsum[] Pain and weakness, primarily foot drop, were the most common presenting symptoms.[]

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