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285 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Cellulitis, Nocturnal Leg Cramp

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    The safety of neuraxial anesthetic techniques in the setting of oral and parenteral anticoagulation is an area of growing interest and clinical inquiry as the multitude of anticoagulant medications rapidly increases. Additionally, the indications for spinal cord stimulation therapy are evolving as both technique and[…][]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    In this review, we discuss the plight of Alice, a patient with advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who struggles with taxane-related peripheral neuropathy (PN). Using this unique point of view helps us to appreciate the implications of PN on daily activities as well as the difficulty in decision-making regarding[…][]

  • Venous Insufficiency

    Lower extremity cellulitis in areas with impaired circulation can be difficult to treat and may require intravenous antibiotics.[] She also states that her legs often feel restless and heavy and that she often has nocturnal cramping of her calves.[] Leg Swelling: Symptom of Pitting Edema Leg swelling generally occurs because of an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the lower extremity.[]

  • Venous Insufficiency of Leg

    Lower extremity cellulitis in areas with impaired circulation can be difficult to treat and may require intravenous antibiotics.[] Leg cramps occurring at night (nocturnal leg cramps) are a common symptom of venous disease.[] Associated findings include lower extremity varicosities, edema, venous dermatitis, and lipodermatosclerosis.[]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    Restless legs syndrome is different from kicking at night, periodic limb movements, and nocturnal leg cramps. Top 10 things to do if you have Restless Legs Syndrome.[] The four diagnostic criteria and three supportive criteria for RLS are listed in Table 1 . 10 The differential diagnosis of RLS includes nocturnal leg cramps, claudication[] […] reduce nocturnal leg cramps, but some patients and even some professionals report that it does, according to the Tulane review.[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    A few years ago, researchers in the United Kingdom found that 300 mg of supplemental magnesium reduced nighttime or nocturnal leg cramps in individuals who suffered chronic[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    FDA bans quinine for nocturnal leg cramps. Drug Utilization Rev . 1995; Oct:150. 26. Moss AH, Casey P, Stocking CB, Roos RP, Brooks BR, Siegler M.[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Additional conditions to consider are acute embolism, deep or superficial venous thrombosis, restless legs syndrome, systemic vasculitides, nocturnal leg cramps, muscle or[]

    Missing: Lower Extremity Cellulitis
  • Congestive Heart Failure

    A variety of conditions result in lower extremity edema, such as deep vein thrombosis, cellulitis, venous stasis insufficiency, and congestive heart failure (CHF).[]

    Missing: Nocturnal Leg Cramp
  • Leg Cellulitis

    Diagnosing and managing lower limb cellulitis. Nurs Times . 2012;108(27):18-21. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).[] McNamara DR et al (2007) Incidence of lower-extremity cellulitis: a population-based study in Olmsted county, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic Proceedings ; 82: 7, 817-821.[] Guideline for management of wounds in patients with lower-extremity venous disease . Mt. Laurel, NJ: Author; 2011. Zervos MJ, Freeman K, Vo L, et al.[]

    Missing: Nocturnal Leg Cramp

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