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60 Possible Causes for High-Stepping Gait

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy Type Jerash

    Common Name(s) Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor, Jerash type Description for this condition is not yet available. Advocacy and Support Organizations Condition Specific Organizations Following organizations serve the condition "Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor, Jerash type" for support, advocacy or research.[…][diseaseinfosearch.org]

  • Distal Myopathy

    She also had bilateral foot drop with a high stepping gait [Figure 1] a and b.[ijaweb.org] Weakness follows a typical sequence: initially dorsiflexion of the ankle and great toe is affected and leads to a high-stepping gait, dropped big toe, and secondary tightening[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with the following findings [ Hedera et al 2003 , Lamont et al 2006 , Lamont et al 2014 ]: Initial weakness of the great toe and ankle dorsiflexors, eventually leading to a high-stepping[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Prolonged Lithotomy Position

    He exhibited a high-stepping gait.[urotoday.com]

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    “Tabes dorsalgia” is a related back pain. “ Tabetic gait ” is a characteristic high-stepping gait of untreated syphilis where the patient’s feet slap the ground as they strike[medical-institution.com] "Tabetic gait" is a characteristic high- stepping gait - Tabetic Ataxia Deafness 6.[slideshare.net]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms include: Myotonia (prolonged muscle spasm) in the fingers and facial muscles A floppy-footed, high-stepping gait (walk or run) Cataracts Heart abnormalities Endocrine[ohsu.edu] Additional symptoms of myotonic MD include a floppy-footed and high-stepping gait, cataracts, cardiac abnormalities, and endocrine disturbances.[christopherreeve.org]

  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    Whereas CMT often presents initially in adolescent or adult patients with cavovarus feet, thin calves, or a high-stepping gait, pediatric presentation is not so consistent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They may include: Foot dropping Hammer toes High-stepping gait and high arches Tripping and falling Weakness in your foot and lower leg muscles Weakness and a loss of the[ahn.org] Signs and Symptoms of CMT A typical sign of CMT is weakness of the foot and lower leg muscles, which causes a high-stepping gait resulting in frequent tripping or falls.[neuro.memorialhermann.org]

  • Fetal Distress in Labor

    […] forceps Common peroneal nerve injury Paresthesias /decreased sensation of the dorsum of the foot and the anterolateral calf Foot drop ( foot eversion and dorsiflexion ), high-stepping[amboss.com] gait Prolonged squatting during childbirth Hyperflexion of the knees during childbirth Direct compression of the nerve with direct pressure over the fibular head Inadequate[amboss.com]

  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    When the patient is walking look for a high stepping gait suggestive of foot drop.[ptpaces.wordpress.com]

  • Triorthocresyl Phosphate Poisoning

    […] its neurotoxinsMore than 72 hNumbness, weakness of legs, spastic paralysis, impairment of vision, blindness, coma.Organic mercury (j) Gastroenteritis, leg pain, ungainly high-stepping[fda.gov] The symptoms were similar to those described in the ginger jake episode and resulted in an ungainly, high-stepping gait and a weakness in the hands of some victims.[flandershealth.us] gait, foot and wrist drop.Triorthocresyl phosphate (k) Allergic symptoms (facial flushing, itching) occur Less than 1 hHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, peppery taste[fda.gov]

  • Carbaryl Poisoning

    Signs include high-stepping gait associated with bilateral foot drop and, in severe cases, quadriplegia with foot and wrist drop as well as pyramidal signs.[scipers.com]

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