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30 Possible Causes for Frog Leg Positioning of the Legs

  • Vulvitis

    Separate your legs in the frog position and allow the vulva to completely dry. It would take approximately 15 minutes.[atlanticobgyn.com] Now, get into a frog position by separating your legs, allowing the vulva to dry out.[newhealthguide.org] If you do not have a hair dryer with a cool setting, lay down on your bed with you knees bent and your legs drawn up.[atlanticobgyn.com]

  • Meralgia Paresthetica

    Another possible cause of meralgia paresthetica after heart operations is the "frog-leg" position of the legs during vein harvesting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Its cause when associated with such operations is uncertain but may be prolonged relaxed positioning on the operating table and recovery room stretcher.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomyelitis

    Sign of hip/proximal femur involvement results in a leg that is flexed at the hip, abducted, and externally rotated – “frog legposition B.[cancertherapyadvisor.com] Sign of hip/proximal femur involvement results in a leg that is flexed at the hip, abducted, and externally rotated - "frog leg" position B.[rheumatologyadvisor.com]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Foot

    Sign of hip/proximal femur involvement results in a leg that is flexed at the hip, abducted, and externally rotated – “frog legposition B.[cancertherapyadvisor.com]

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    The lower extremities were in fixed frog-leg position with rigid feet deformity. Active movements manifested with very slight hip adduction and minimal toe movements.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Volvulus

    The knee of the affected leg is flexed, and the thigh is drawn up to nearly a right angle. This is also called the frog-leg position.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hip Contracture

    Then ask them to drop their knees apart (frog leg position). This can be useful for picking up small differences in abduction.[rheuminfo.com] legged” appearance Physical Examination in the Supine Position Inspection Skin Effusions in the hip joint cannot be seen Scars Inguinal abnormalities (hernia, nodes) Swelling[rheuminfo.com] Rotation – Ask the patient to internally rotate the hips to create a “knock kneed” appearance External Rotation – Ask the patient to externally rotate the hips to create a “frog[rheuminfo.com]

  • Peroneal Nerve Compression Neuropathy

    The lithotomy, frog leg, and sitting positions have been implicated in perioperative injury to this nerve (hyperflexion of the hip, abduction, and extension of the leg causes[academic.oup.com]

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    This examination is usually done with the girl lying down on her back with her legs placed in the "frog-leg" position.[naspag.org]

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    In potentially unstable slip, care should be taken not to exacerbate the slip by placing the limb in frog's-leg position, in this situation; a shoot through lateral view is[mjdrdypu.org] A frog's-leg lateral view will be inaccurate in presence of pain and spasm of affected hip.[mjdrdypu.org] Wilson method Southwick angle method are used for grading based on linear and angular displacement respectively. [11] In a stable slip, standard X-ray requested is AP and frog's-leg[mjdrdypu.org]

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