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639 Possible Causes for Thigh Weakness

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    The symptoms of PMR include: Aching pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, hips, and thighs. Fatigue. General muscle weakness. Unintended weight loss.[familydoctor.org] Sometimes, pain and stiffness can lead to lack of use of some body parts, which could result in weakness.[arthritis.org] Most people with PMR have pain and stiffness in at least two of the following areas: Buttocks Hips Neck Thighs Upper arms and shoulders Other symptoms of PMR include: Fatigue[arthritis.org]

  • Graves Disease

    Ann Clin Biochem. 2018 Jan;55(1):172-177. doi: 10.1177/0004563217700655. Epub 2017 Oct 9. Author information 1 1 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Catholic University-Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy. 2 2 Units of Endocrinology, Catholic University - Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy. Abstract Background Thyroid-stimulating hormone[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    On the next day, he had diffuse body pains, with numbness of the lateral aspect of the left thigh, calf, and foot.[nejm.org] Conservative management was advised, but the symptoms worsened.Three weeks before admission, the patient lunged to catch a ball and fell because of leg weakness.[nejm.org] […] was admitted to the hospital because of leg weakness and mediastinal lymphadenopathy.The patient had been well until a month earlier, when he fell while walking and felt weakness[nejm.org]

  • Charley Horse

    If you’ve had a charley horse, you probably know it wasn’t a comfortable ride. These spasms usually happen at night and affect your calf muscle. The tight, knotted sensation you feel lasts several seconds to several minutes. Sometimes the pain lingers. If the cramp is severe, your muscle may be sore for days[…][webmd.com]

  • Polymyositis

    Signs and symptoms: Marked weakness in the muscles closest to the center of the body, like the forearms, thighs, hips, shoulders, neck, and back Sometimes, weakness in the[myositis.org] […] of both thighs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] first case of PM with elevated serum IgG4 levels and IgG4 plasma cells in the muscles, mimicking IgG4-RD.A 73-year-old woman visited our hospital because of proximal muscle weakness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Femoral Neuropathy

    RESULTS: All six patients had thigh weakness and atrophy, and four complained of leg pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Postoperatively, both patients complained of ipsilateral thigh weakness. Electromyography and nerve conduction studies indicated femoral nerve neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Key points • Femoral neuropathy presents, often acutely, with thigh weakness, numbness, and variable pain.[medlink.com]

  • Cushing's Disease

    […] buffalo hump) Skin changes with easy bruising, purplish stretch marks (stria) and red cheeks (plethora) Excess hair growth (hirsutism) on face, neck, chest, abdomen, and thighs[pituitary.org] Generalized weakness and fatigue; wasting of muscles, most noticeably in the upper thighs.[pituitary.ucla.edu] Generalized weakness and fatigue Loss of muscle Menstrual disorders in women (amenorrhea) Decreased fertility and/or sex drive (libido) Hypertension Diabetes mellitus Depression[pituitary.org]

  • Iatrogenic Cushing's Disease

    […] in your upper arms and thighs a low libido and fertility problems depression and mood swings Cushing's syndrome can also cause high blood pressure, which can be serious if[nhs.uk] […] or cataracts Increased susceptibility to infections Thin, fragile skin that bruises easily and heals slowly Pinkish streaks that look like stretch marks on the abdomen, thighs[labtestsonline.org] […] on the back of your neck and shoulders – known as a "buffalo hump" a red, puffy, rounded face Other symptoms include: skin that bruises easily large purple stretch marks weakness[nhs.uk]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    Acute left thigh pain and weakness. Diabetic amyotrophy.", author "Gupta, {Neel D.} and Quan Nguyen and Enrique Palacios and Sarala Palliyath and Neitzschman, {Harold R.[utmb.influuent.utsystem.edu] […] pain, weakness, and atrophy; one type of diabetic polyradiculopathy.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Acute left thigh pain and weakness. Diabetic amyotrophy. AU - Gupta, Neel D. AU - Nguyen, Quan AU - Palacios, Enrique AU - Palliyath, Sarala AU - Neitzschman, Harold R.[utmb.influuent.utsystem.edu]

  • Steroid Myopathy

    Typical symptoms of steroid myopathy are slowly progressive, proximal muscle weakness of shoulder muscles and of hip and thigh muscles with a symmetric distribution.[ard.bmj.com] The main complaint will be slowly developing weakness, perhaps with atrophy, in the proximal muscles of the shoulder girdle and hips and thighs worsening over weeks and months[robertbeckmd.com] The muscle weakness with these conditions is commony felt in the upper arms and thighs. This disease occurs more commonly in adults in their thirties.[livestrong.com]

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