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514 Possible Causes for Foot Drop, Wasting Syndrome

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    The same is true for individuals who have low muscle mass for other reasons, such as malnutrition, cachexia, or amputation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Uremia Uremia (urine constituents in blood) is a clinical syndrome caused by progressive accumulation of nitrogen waste products among patients with kidney failure who with[wikidoc.org] […] products or uremic poisons), and restless legs syndrome; chest pain due to pericarditis (inflammation around the heart); bleeding (due to poor blood clotting); bone pain[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Cachexia

    Recent studies point to medicinal cannabis as helpful in treating cachexia (wasting syndrome). What Is Cachexia (Wasting Syndrome)?[citiva.com] The wasting syndrome occurring in both patients emphasizes as cachexia remains largely neglected and underestimated in most sub-Saharan African countries.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search A wasting syndrome edit Language Label Description Also known as English cachexia A wasting syndrome Statements subclass of[wikidata.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    CASE REPORT: A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lower CD4 cell counts, older age, and the presence of wasting syndrome also are associated with an increased risk of neuropathy in people with HIV/AIDS.[thebody.com] This leads to a condition called " foot drop ," in which it becomes difficult to lift the foot.[webmd.com]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    My insistence that this was causing a significant problem and that I also had incomplete foot drop was met with deep scepticism.[tonymorris.github.io] Entrapment Neuropathy is also known as Nerve Compression Syndrome or Compression Neuropathy.[epainassist.com] Four patients had classical rheumatoid arthritis, while foot-drop developed in one man after trauma to the knee.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    This usually begins on one side of the body and can cause loss of hand dexterity, shoulder function, a foot-drop or walking difficulty.[alsbc.ca] Weight loss is characteristic, and often the extent of cachexia cannot be explained by muscle atrophy or nutritional difficulties.[aafp.org] Clinical examination revealed right foot drop, distal amyotrophy of the right lower limb, and fasciculations in the 4 limbs.[dx.doi.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Two years after the onset, the patient still suffered from residual leg weakness and foot drop.[scinapse.io] Renal salt wasting as part of dysautonomia in Guilliain-Barre syndrome. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry??[revistanefrologia.com] […] continued foot drop in 12 of the AFO patients.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    Abstract Gait abnormalities reported in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) include foot-drop, reduced ankle power at push-off and increased knee and hip flexion for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since muscle wasting and sensory disturbance are the main features of these syndromes, treatments aim to improve motor impairment and sensory disturbances.[cochrane.org] Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease - a group of three familial peripheral neuromuscular disorders, sharing the common feature of marked wasting of the more distal extremities.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Familial Progressive Polyneuropathy

    Foot drop (foot can't be picked up or held horizontal) Progressive deformity of leg ("inverted champagne bottle") or foot (abnormally high arched feet, flat feet, hammer toes[peripheralneuropathycenter.uchicago.edu] The main cause of death was wasting syndrome, followed by dysautonomia and then heart failure.[content.iospress.com] Patients can also suffer from high arched feet, hammer toes, foot drop, foot deformities, and scoliosis.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Anterior Compartment Syndrome

    One month later, the foot drop, repeat NCS, and CT demonstrated a significant improvement with conservative management.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lack of oxygenated blood and accumulation of waste products result in pain and decreased peripheral sensation secondary to nerve irritation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Delayed diagnosis and treatment led to extensive myonecrosis and permanent bilateral foot drop.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    […] hallucis longus), which are innervated by the deep peroneal nerve, foot drop occurs.[medschool.lsuhsc.edu] […] of the pelvis Transverse myelitis (inflammation) affects the areas below the point of the spine where the inflammation occurs Spinal muscular atrophy causes weakness and wasting[houstonmethodist.org] The post-polio syndrome is characterized by progressive wasting, weakness, cramps, fasciculation, pain, and fatigue many years after an episode of acute poliomyelitis.[neupsykey.com]

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