Possible Causes for Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg in USA

  • Gas Gangrene
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Gas gangrene is a potentially fatal infection caused by toxin-producing and gas-forming bacteria that are commonly found in our environment and which cause necrosis of soft tissue such as skeletal muscle. The causative microorganisms of gas gangrene or clostridial myonecrosis belong to genus Clostridium which are…[1]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare postinfectious, immune-mediated disorder affecting the nervous system. Guillain–Barré syndrome is a one-time episode in more than 95% of cases. The generally accepted criteria for the diagnosis of Guillain–Barré syndrome include: progressive, ascending weakness of more than…[2]

  • Back Muscle Spasms
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg
  • Sciatica
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Sciatica is characterized by pain that extends down the course of the sciatic nerve . Sciatica presents with a range of symptoms which are often characteristic enough to make a diagnosis. Symptoms are mainly neurological and related to the musculoskeletal system. Musculoskeletal symptoms Symptoms begin with mild…[3]

  • Lumbar Osteoarthritis
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg
  • Lumbar Strain
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Lumbar strain is a painful injury of musculature, ligaments and/or tendons of the lower back. They usually result from physical overload and trauma. Located, sharp lower back pain is the most common symptom of LS. Pain often limits the range of motion of the lumbar spine and certain movements, particularly those…[4]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Ankylosing spondylitis (rheumatoid spondylitis, Marie-Strümpell disease, von Bechterew disease) is a chronic, inflammatory disorder primarily involving the sacroiliac joints, the axial skeleton, peripheral joints and entheses. The etiology of Ankylosing spondylitis is unknown, though genetic factors seem to be involved…[5]

  • Reiter's Syndrome
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Reiter's syndrome (Reiter's arthritis, arthritis urethritica, venereal arthritis, reactive arthritis, polyarteritis enterica) is a triad of symptoms of unknown etiology comprising arthritis, urethritis and conjunctivitis. It is often triggered by earlier gastrointestinal infection or exposure to a sexually transmitted…[6]

  • Spinal Stenosis
    Low Back Pain Radiating to the Posterior Leg

    Spinal stenosis is a common condition characterized by a narrowing of the spinal canal.  The severity of the presentation differs from person to person depending on the body type. Size of the spinal canal does not affect the symptoms. Patients with spinal stenosis present with a chronic back pain. The symptoms…[7]

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References

  1. Gas Gangrene, Symptoma
  2. Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Symptoma
  3. Sciatica, Symptoma
  4. Lumbar Strain, Symptoma
  5. Ankylosing Spondylitis, Symptoma
  6. Reiter's Syndrome, Symptoma
  7. Spinal Stenosis, Symptoma