169 Possible Causes for Leg Pain in USA

  • Stasis Dermatitis

    The skin may be weakened and may ulcerate in areas Legs, ankles, or other areas may become swollen Open sores, ulcers Itching and/or leg pains Sometimes pain may persist … Some chronic conditions develop violet plaques and nodules on the legs and dorsal foot that may undergo painful ulceration called pseudo-Kaposi sarcoma or acroangiodermatitis … Stasis causes leg swelling due to poor circulation and fluid buildup.[1] [2]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    These patients experience severe leg pain that is worsened with lumbar extension. … Moreover, the leg pain is most often bilateral and radiates distally, particularly with exercise. … Complications Excruciating leg pain, paresthesia, and difficulty with ambulation are all likely sequelae in patients with LSS.[3] [4]

  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm

    Occasionally, there may be abdominal, back, or leg pain. … Compression of nerve roots may cause leg pain or numbness. … As they enlarge, symptoms such as abdominal pain and back pain may develop.[5]

  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Leg Ulcer Leg Pain

    Pain and symptom management are an important part of care. … For painful bone metastasis, it has been found to be effective in about 70% of patients. … Although localized pain may occur in advanced cancer, the initial swelling is usually painless.[6]

  • Aortic Aneurysm

    Occasionally, there may be abdominal, back, or leg pain. … Compression of nerve roots may cause leg pain or numbness. … As the nerve roots may become compressed, a person can experience leg pain and numbness.[7] [8]

  • Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome

    Additionally, anal sphincter disturbance, cramping, erectile dysfunction and severe leg pain, are encountered in the majority patients in whom the diagnosis is delayed, and … disturbances, ranging from mild to severe enough to impair walking, paresthesias and sensory deficits (mostly involving distal lower extremities in an asymmetrical fashion), leg[9]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Clinical features include: Lower back pain, that worsens after exercise and on coughing and sneezing Radiation of pain to the legs along the course of sciatic nerve Tingling … Generalized lower-back pain may also be seen, with intermittent shooting pain from the buttocks to the posterior thigh, and/or lower leg via the sciatic nerve. … The common presentations of this disorder are pain in the lower back region that might spread to the buttocks and the back of legs.[10] [11]

  • Hypermobility Syndrome
    Leg Pain

    The Beighton score is measured by adding 1 point for each of the following: Placing flat hands on the floor with straight legs Left knee bending backward Right knee bending … For example, some hypermobile people can bend their thumbs backwards to their wrists, bend their knee joints backwards, put their leg behind the head or perform other contortionist … For example: Typing can reduce pain from writing.[12] [13]

  • Phlegmon
    Leg Pain

    Inflammatory signs – dolor (localized pain), calor (increase local tissue temperature), rubor (skin redness/hyperemia), tumor (either clear or non-clear bordered tissue swelling … [14]

  • Arterial Embolism
    Leg Pain

    Arterial emboli often occur in the legs and feet. … The legs and feet are major impact sites for these types. … Symptoms of embolisation in an organ vary with the organ involved but commonly include: Pain in the involved body part Temporarily decreased organ function Later symptoms … [15]

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  1. Stasis Dermatitis, Symptoma
  2. Stasis dermatitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Symptoma
  4. Spinal stenosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Aortic aneurysm, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Cancer, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Aortic Aneurysm, Symptoma
  8. Aortic aneurysm, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome, Symptoma
  10. Spondylolisthesis, Symptoma
  11. Spondylolisthesis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  12. Hypermobility Syndrome, Symptoma
  13. Hypermobility (joints), Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  14. Phlegmon, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  15. Arterial embolism, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0