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1,052 Possible Causes for Thin Legs

  • Centipede Bite

    They are slender insects with what appears to be hundreds of long, thin, legs bursting from all around their bodies.[westernexterminator.com]

  • Endometrial Polyp

    Endometrial polyps can be both single and multiple, connected to the internal uterus wall by either a thin leg or a wide base.[pinkycloud.com]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Muscle wasting leads to thinning of the arms and legs, and increased hepatic glucose production due to accelerated gluconeogenesis is another consequence of increased catabolism[diapedia.org] Other changes include thinning of the skin with easy bruising, delayed healing, and osteoporosis. Hypertension due to mineralocorticoid effects is another consequence.[diapedia.org]

  • Portal Hypertension

    Someone with massive ascites will have a protruding or swollen abdomen, often with thin legs and arms, due to muscle loss because of liver disease and malnutrition.[vascularcures.org] They look similar to varicose veins which people can have in their legs.[childliverdisease.org] When these occur in the food pipe (oesophagus) or in the stomach they can bleed as they have thin walls. Signs of bleeding Varices have thin walls and may bleed.[childliverdisease.org]

  • Black Widow Spider Bite

    A female can reach a half-inch in length with long, thin legs up to two times its body length.[tripsavvy.com] Put a thin cloth between the ice and your skin.[myhealth.alberta.ca] If the bite is on an arm or leg, prop up the sore limb on a pillow when you ice it or anytime you sit or lie down during the next 3 days.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Psoas Abscess

    Physical examination revealed a thin male with bilateral leg swelling, extending to the thigh on his left side.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 47-year-old man presented with bilateral leg swelling over 4 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lipoblastoma

    For example a large sized lipoblastoma in lower leg may compress the fibula bone in lower leg causing bowing and thinning of leg.[tandurust.com]

  • Arachnid Bite

    Identification Females are the most recognized spider in North America, with their shiny black body, long thin legs, large oval abdomen, and red “hourglass” pattern on the[pestbear.com]

  • Marasmus

    The children suffering from kwashiorkor show the following symptoms a) distended stomach b) thin legs c) swollen feet due to water retention d) irritability e) stunted growth[tutorvista.com] It stunts growth and children tend to have bloated bellies and thin arms and legs.[differencebetween.info]

  • Brown Recluse Spider Bite

    They are ¼ inch to ¾ inch long, and have long, thin, legs. Some have a fiddle-shaped mark on their back.[fairview.org] Their long, thin legs are also covered in fine hairs.[livescience.com] They have long, thin brown legs which are also covered with fine hairs. Adult Brown Recluse Spiders have a leg span of about 24 millimetres.[animalcorner.co.uk]

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