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206 Possible Causes for Lower Leg Muscle Wasting

  • Neurogenic Scapuloperoneal Syndrome Type Kaeser

    Overview An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg. The legs are often affected first.[checkorphan.org] Symptoms - Scapuloperoneal syndrome- neurogenic- Kaeser type * Foot drop * Clubfoot * Wasting of lower leg muscles * Wasting of shoulder muscles * Leg weakness * Shoulder[checkorphan.org]

  • Bacterial Myositis

    muscles), including muscles of the hand and wrist and lower legs.[drugs.com] Muscle wasting (atrophy) is often prominent. Up to one-half of these patients have trouble swallowing. Infectious myositis.[drugs.com] In inclusion body myositis, weakness typically starts in the upper legs and later affects the upper arms and muscles farther away from the center of the body (called distal[drugs.com]

  • Traumatic Rhabdomyolysis

    wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, left lower leg M62.569 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, unspecified lower leg M62.57 Muscle wasting and[icd10data.com] […] ischemic contracture ( T79.6 ) Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M62.82 : Rhabdomyolysis (idiopathic) M62.82 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M62.82 M62.562 Muscle[icd10data.com]

  • Myoglobinemia

    wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, left lower leg M62.569 Muscle wasting and atrophy, not elsewhere classified, unspecified lower leg M62.57 Muscle wasting and[icd10data.com] […] ischemic contracture ( T79.6 ) Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M62.82 : Rhabdomyolysis (idiopathic) M62.82 ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M62.82 M62.562 Muscle[icd10data.com]

  • Myositis

    muscles), including muscles of the hand and wrist and lower legs.[drugs.com] Weakness and visible wasting of the quadriceps muscles (the large muscles on the front part of the thighs) Weakness of the lower leg muscles, below the knees Weakness of[my.clevelandclinic.org] Muscle wasting (atrophy) is often prominent. Up to one-half of these patients have trouble swallowing. Infectious myositis.[drugs.com]

  • Uremic Neuropathy

    […] of intrinsic muscle of feet or lower leg - wasting of intrinsic muscle of feet or lower leg - hypoactive or abscent reflex : usually ankle - hypoactive or abscent reflex[slideplayer.com] , SLE, MM,amyloidosis – difficult  Physical Exam - sensation to pin prick, touch, vibration, proprioception - sensation to pin prick, touch, vibration, proprioception - wasting[slideplayer.com]

  • Scapuloperoneal Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Scapuloperoneal spinal muscular atrophy, SPSMA Overview An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg.[checkorphan.org]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    Distal 40 to 60 years Symptoms include weakness and wasting of muscles of the hands, forearms, and lower legs; progression is slow; rarely leads to total incapacity.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Emery-Dreifuss childhood to early teens Symptoms include weakness and wasting of shoulder, upper arm, and shin muscles; joint deformities are common; progression is slow;[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    The muscle wasting and weakness develop in their lower legs, hands, neck and face.[genome.gov] People who have myotonic dystrophy have muscle wasting and weakness in their lower legs, hands, neck and face that get worse over time.[genome.gov] People who have myotonic dystrophy have progressive muscle wasting and weakness beginning in their 20's or 30's.[genome.gov]

  • Tibial Muscular Dystrophy

    The first sign is usually weakness and wasting (atrophy) of a muscle in the lower leg called the tibialis anterior.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Distal muscular dystrophy can lead to weakness and wasting of muscles of the hands, forearms and lower legs. For more, see Signs and Symptoms . What causes DD?[mda.org] It is unclear why these effects are usually limited to muscles in the lower legs.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

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