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21 Possible Causes for Leg Pain during Childhood

  • Schmid Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia

    Abstract Collagen X is a short chain, homotrimeric collagen expressed specifically by hypertrophic chondrocytes during endochondral bone formation and growth. Although the exact role of collagen X remains unresolved, mutations in the COL10A1 gene disrupt growth plate function and result in Schmid metaphyseal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • X-Linked Hypophosphatemia

    Symptoms - X-linked hypophosphatemia XLH manifests during childhood with typical clinical features of rickets such as skeletal deformities (bowed legs, genu varum, rachitic[checkorphan.org] Clinical description XLH manifests during childhood with typical clinical features of rickets such as short stature, bone pain, and skeletal deformities (bowed legs, genu[orpha.net] […] rosary...), short stature, and bone pain.[checkorphan.org]

  • Hypophosphatemia

    Clinical description XLH manifests during childhood with typical clinical features of rickets such as short stature, bone pain, and skeletal deformities (bowed legs, genu[orpha.net]

  • Leri-Weill Dyschondrosteosis

    Madelung deformity typically develops during mid-to-late childhood and may progress during puberty.[globalgenes.org] People with this condition often experience pain in their wrists or arms.[globalgenes.org] Short stature is present from birth due to shortening of the bones in the forearms and lower legs.[globalgenes.org]

  • Tethered Cord Syndrome

    […] pains during childhood and adolescence.[chiarifund.org] pain, numbness under the soles of your feet, keeping your knees bent at night, low back pain, leg pain, or urinary symptoms while walking up stairs, history of severe growing[chiarifund.org] […] diarrhea, occasional incontinence for stools, decrease interest in sexual relations, difficulty reaching an orgasm, decreased sensation in your pelvic area, low back pain, leg[chiarifund.org]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Some individuals develop abnormal curvatures of the spine (scoliosis and/or lordosis) during childhood.[littlepeopledoc.com] Characteristic features of pseudoachondroplasia include short arms and legs, a waddling walk, early-onset joint pain (osteoarthritis), and a limited range of motion at the[sumerdoc.blogspot.com] Other characteristic features of pseudoachondroplasia include short arms and legs, a waddling walk, early-onset joint pain (osteoarthritis), and a limited range of motion[littlepeopledoc.com]

  • Hemangioma

    Although often there are no symptoms until adulthood, it can become apparent during childhood.[clinicaltrials.gov] Common symptoms are: lower back pain, pain and weakness of the legs, walking problems, and bladder and bowel loss of control.[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Fusion of Tarsal Bones

    Sometimes there are no symptoms during childhood. However, pain and symptoms may develop later in life.[drlox.com] , which can cause the foot to turn inward Frequent sprained ankles Some children with tarsal coalition will experience no symptoms during childhood, but may develop symptoms[chop.edu] Symptoms of Tarsal Coalition: Pain (mild to severe) when walking or standing Tired or fatigued legs Muscle spasms in the leg, causing the foot to turn outward when walking[drlox.com]

  • Congenital Hip Dysplasia

    There several other common hip disorders that develop during childhood and can lead to hip degeneration and pain.[drmclawhorn.com] Remarkably, they usually have no hip pain, but they may have unequal leg lengths, limp, or eventual back pain. What are some other common hip disorders?[drmclawhorn.com]

  • Parasomnia

    Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder may occur even during childhood and may present clinically as attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity or as[emedicinehealth.com] […] growing pains.[emedicinehealth.com] Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder are present in a significant percentage of pregnant women, and exacerbations are observed during menstruation and[emedicinehealth.com]

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