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16 Possible Causes for Lower Extremity Pain, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Pseudoclaudication, a characteristic symptom, is uni- or bilateral buttock or lower-extremity pain and/or numbness on walking, which may be relieved by resting, sitting, and[consultant360.com] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] Nonspecific numbness and paresthesias of the upper and/or lower extremities are often encountered, but sensory loss is uncommon or nonspecific (eg, diminished vibration perception[consultant360.com]

  • Myelopathy

    The number-one tipoff to my sensibilities is when a client presents with a history of same-sided somatic complaints of the neck, and upper- and lower-extremity pain or dysfunction[massagetoday.com] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] Myelopathy at the lower portion of the spine can cause pain, weakness, numbness or tingling, and cramping in your lower extremities.[texasback.com]

  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome

    My staff and I at the Nebraska Hand & Shoulder Institute, P.C. believe that prevention and elimination of painful or debilitating conditions of the upper and lower extremities[carpaltunnelrelief.net] […] debilitating conditions of the upper and lower extremities can consistently be achieved.[carpaltunnelrelief.net] Ichtertz Board Certified in Orthopedics & Hand Surgery My staff and I at the Nebraska Hand & Shoulder Institute, P.C. believe that prevention and elimination of painful or[carpaltunnelrelief.net]

  • Median Neuropathy

    While numerous investigations on diabetes have analyzed the corresponding symptoms with regards to pain, tingling, paresthesia and sensory loss in the lower extremities [9[journals.plos.org] […] to make a fist.[en.wikipedia.org] The NC-stat System is designed to perform non-invasive NCS for patients with suspected upper and lower extremity disorders/diseases (e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome, low back[aetna.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Abstract The patient was a 38-year-old male referred to physical therapy with complaints of right lower extremity radicular pain and left lower extremity weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] The number-one tipoff to my sensibilities is when a client presents with a history of same-sided somatic complaints of the neck, and upper- and lower-extremity pain or dysfunction[massagetoday.com]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    These patients present days to months after gadolinium exposure with progressive, painful induration of the skin most commonly on the upper and lower extremities and characteristic[clinicaladvisor.com] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.co.uk]

  • Kyphoscoliosis

    He presented with some lower extremity weakness and a spastic gait.[spinal-deformity-surgeon.com] Some patients develop frank joint contractures and many are unable to make a tight fist due to inflexibility of the interphalangeal joints.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] Other symptoms of kyphoscoliosis 2, 3 degree: Pain in the back; Disorders of cardiac activity; Incontinence fatigue Loss of sensation in the lower extremities.[back.vsebolezni.com]

  • Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis

    A 38-year-old white man presented with lower extremity musculoskeletal pain. Imaging studies revealed multifocal lytic and sclerotic osseous axial lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was unable to make a fist or do a squat. He had tenderness over the greater trochanter areas bilaterally. There was no leg length discrepancy.[scirp.org] The long bones of the lower extremities are more frequently affected and the spine can also be involved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Limited Cutaneous Systemic Scleroderma

    Calcific deposits are usually “hard”; are located over the fingers, forearms, or lower extremities; and may be painful, intermittently inflamed, or ulcerate. Table.[rheumaknowledgy.com] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.info] These patients present days to months after gadolinium exposure with progressive, painful induration of the skin most commonly on the upper and lower extremities and characteristic[dermatologyadvisor.com]

  • Pulmonary Scleroderma

    extremity edema) associated with right heart dysfunction.[journals.lww.com] Swelling and sclerosis reduce hand movements, so patients may be unable to make a fist, or to place the palmar surfaces together - the 'prayer sign'.[patient.info] Chest symptoms (pain and dyspnoea), signs (lower extremity oedema and pronounced second heart sound), physiological abnormalities (low or reducing D L,CO or FVC/ D L,CO 1.4%[err.ersjournals.com]

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