Possible Causes for Leg Pain in USA

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
    Leg Pain

    Swelling of the leg Pain or tenderness which may be associated with walking or standing Erythema or discolored skin Dilated superficial veins Low grade fever with increased[1]

  • Cervical Cancer
    Leg Pain

    Symptoms of advanced cervical cancer may include: loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue, pelvic pain, back pain, leg pain, swollen legs, heavy vaginal bleeding, bone fractures[2]

  • Torn Meniscus
    Leg Pain

    Diagnosis is made on the basis of the following: Patient’s history and inquiring the detail of the injury. Physical examination. The signs that are useful in diagnosing torn meniscus include McMurray test, Steinmann test, Apley test, Thessaly test, Bragard sign, Böhler sign, Payr sign, Merke sign, Childress sign and…[3]

  • Phlegmon
    Leg Pain
  • Gaucher Disease
    Leg Pain

    Although the diagnosis can't be made solely on physical signs, a clinical suspicion toward this condition should be made in patients where other causes have been excluded, such as lymphomas and leukemias, as well as other lysosomal storage diseases that have a similar clinical presentation. Workup starts with a…[4]

  • Arterial Embolism
    Intermittent Leg Claudication Leg Pain
  • Bone Tumor
    Leg Pain

    Bone malignant tumors are rarely encountered in clinical practice, as primary bone malignancies (bone sarcomas) comprise about 0.2% of all cancers. In addition to malignant, several benign tumors have been described, most common being osteochondroma, benign giant cell tumor, osteoma, and osteoid osteoma, which are…[5]

  • Bacterial Arthritis
    Leg Pain

    Bacterial arthritis or infection of the joints and the articular tissues is encountered across all age groups. Overall, Staphylococcus aureus is the most common cause (although Neisseria gonorrhoeae is the number one cause of septic arthritis in younger adults), but streptococcal species (including S. pneumoniae, S.…[6]

  • Polyarthritis
    Leg Pain

    Mies Richie A, Francis ML. Diagnostic approach to polyarticular joint pain. Am Fam Physician. 2003; 68(6):1151-1160. Smith JW, Chalupa P, Shabaz Hasan M. Infectious arthritis: clinical features, laboratory findings and treatment. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2006; 12(4):309-314. de Hair MJ, Lehmann KA, van de Sande MG, Maijer KI,…[7]

  • Sciatica
    Leg Pain

    Sciatica, or sciatic neuritis, is a common condition that affects the whole or part of the sciatic nerve. Damage or compression to any one of the nerve roots causes characteristic and often progressive symptoms to appear.  The sciatic nerve is the largest and thickest nerve of the body. It is formed from L4 to…[8]

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References

  1. Deep Vein Thrombosis, Symptoma
  2. Wikipedia: Cervical cancer, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Torn Meniscus, Symptoma
  4. Gaucher Disease, Symptoma
  5. Bone Tumor, Symptoma
  6. Bacterial Arthritis, Symptoma
  7. Polyarthritis, Symptoma
  8. Sciatica, Symptoma