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144 Possible Causes for Lower Limbs More Severely Affected

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2U

    Arthur G. Steinberg, Alexander G. Bearn Butterworth-Heinemann, 11.09.2013 - 160 Seiten Progress in Medical Genetics: Volume 5 covers the improvements in nutrition and control of childhood disease. This book is divided into five chapters that evaluate the characteristics of thalassemias, an inherited defect in[…][books.google.de]

  • Coronary Artery Embolism

    affected much more frequently, than the upper extremities.[dovemed.com] When this thrombotic blood clot breaks, it causes an embolism 80% of arterial emboli originate in the heart and travel to the extremities (limbs); the lower extremities are[dovemed.com] The severity of the patient's underlying heart condition may increase the risk of surgery and limit the options available for restoring blood flow to the extremities When[dovemed.com]

  • Sciatica

    Typically, the patient will complain of lower limb pain that is more severe than pain in the lower back, usually accompanied by numbness and motor weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Sciatica is a debilitating condition affecting approximately 25 % of the population.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Phlegmasia Alba Dolens

    PCD has an equal incidence in both genders, is more common in the sixth decade of life, and more frequently affects the lower limbs, although in 5% of the cases the upper[scielo.br] […] limbs can be affected. 4 The affections most frequently associated with PCD are malignant neoplasias and severe heart failure. 5 However, the following affections have been[scielo.br]

  • Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens

    PCD has an equal incidence in both genders, is more common in the sixth decade of life, and more frequently affects the lower limbs, although in 5% of the cases the upper[scielo.br] […] limbs can be affected. 4 The affections most frequently associated with PCD are malignant neoplasias and severe heart failure. 5 However, the following affections have been[scielo.br]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    There is symmetrical and proximal muscle weakness, with the lower limbs being more severely affected than the upper limbs.[orpha.net] Clinical examination reveals muscle pseudohypertrophy affecting the calf muscles and there may be atrophy of more proximal muscles such as the quadriceps.[orpha.net]

  • Arterial Embolism

    affected much more frequently, than the upper extremities.[dovemed.com] When this thrombotic blood clot breaks, it causes an embolism 80% of arterial emboli originate in the heart and travel to the extremities (limbs); the lower extremities are[dovemed.com] The severity of the patient's underlying heart condition may increase the risk of surgery and limit the options available for restoring blood flow to the extremities When[dovemed.com]

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    Attacks may last several minutes to half an hour and more frequently affect the lower than upper limbs.[epilepsydiagnosis.org]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    lower limbs, in association with autonomic disturbance such as impotence, constipation, and dry mouth.[doi.org] The paraneoplastic syndrome is usually more severe than the autoimmune form but is electrophysiologically indistinguishable.[doi.org] Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) is caused by SCLC in 60% of cases and is characterised by fatiguable proximal weakness, predominantly affecting[doi.org]

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    more severe stages of disease, limb amputation and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and, in more severe stages of disease, limb amputation and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is an atherosclerotic disease affecting the lower extremities, resulting in skeletal muscle ischemia, intermittent claudication, and, in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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