78 Possible Causes for Leg Length Inequality in USA

  • Plantar Fasciitis

    length inequality, and flat feet. … Pes planus, pes cavus, leg length discrepancy, excessive lateral tibial torsion, and excessive femoral anteversion can be a physical examination finding. … In about a third of people both legs are affected.[1] [2]

  • Toriello-Lacassie-Droste Syndrome
    Leg Length Inequality
  • Maffucci Syndrome
    Leg Length Inequality

    Patients may present with differences in limb lengths, but parents more often notice the presence of enchondromas in the epiphyseal areas of long bones, that may impair growth … [3]

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
    Leg Length Inequality

    Some will initially have one affected leg and then develop SCFE in the other leg at a later point.  … Patients may have one or both legs involved. … In certain cases, the patient cannot bear weight on the leg.[4] [5]

  • Scoliosis
    Leg Length Inequality

    inequality and tumors. … To begin the screenings, children would have their shoulder height, leg length and spinal curvature measurements taken while partially clothed. … On examination, posture appears to be distorted and limb length may appear unequal.[6] [7]

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
    Leg Length Inequality

    Atrophy of thigh muscles may occur from disuse and an inequality of leg length. … Orthoses can start as proximal as the lumbar spine, and extend the length of the limbs to the floor. … In some cases, pain is felt in the unaffected hip and leg, due to the children favoring their injured side and placing the majority of their weight on their "good" leg.[8] [9]

  • Leg Length Inequality
  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Leg Ulcer

    Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Not all tumors are cancerous; benign tumors do not spread to other parts of the body. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight…[10]

  • Tuberculosis
    Leg Ulcer

    Tuberculosis is a multisystemic disease commonly affecting the lungs. TB presents initially as flu-like symptoms. As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats. Patients also complain of weight loss, malaise, retrosternal pain and weakness. There may…[11]

  • Alkalosis
    Leg Cramp

    Alkalosis describes a condition in which there is an excess amount of base or alkali in the body fluids and tissues. Metabolic alkalosis The manifestations of this condition are linked to the patient's history such as in cases with vomiting or diarrhea. Also, electrolyte deficiencies are associated with specific clinical…[12]

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References

  1. Plantar Fasciitis, Symptoma
  2. Plantar fasciitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Maffucci Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, Symptoma
  5. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Scoliosis, Symptoma
  7. Scoliosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Symptoma
  9. Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  10. Cancer, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  11. Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  12. Alkalosis, Symptoma