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81 Possible Causes for Weakness of Ankle Plantar Flexion

  • Distal Myopathy

    Distal anoctaminopathy leads to weakness of ankle plantar flexion, often asymmetrically, after age 20 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fazio-Londe Disease

    If ankle plantar flexion strength is sufficient, the patients may show primarily forefoot or toe contact and no heel strike similar to patients with Duchenne dystrophy.[academlib.com] There is an exaggerated lumbar lordosis and anterior pelvic tilt owing to hip extensor weakness.[academlib.com] This is a compensatory measure for knee extensor weakness to maintain a stabilizing knee extension moment at the knee.[academlib.com]

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture

    Signs include a palpable gap at the rupture site, and marked weakness of ankle plantar-flexion (movement so toes point downwards).[cochrane.org] In the presence of a complete tear, patients will experience significant ankle plantar flexion weakness.[orthopaedicsone.com] People present with severe pain in the tendon, at the back of the ankle.[cochrane.org]

  • Pelvic Fracture

    Review Topic QID: 3454 1 Weakness in knee extension 2 Decreased patellar reflex 3 Weakness in great toe extension 4 Weakness in ankle plantar flexion 5 Decreased Achilles[orthobullets.com]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Review Topic QID: 3701 1 Weakness to ankle plantar flexion. 2 Weakness to great toe extension 4 Loss of the patellar reflex 5 Bowel and bladder dysfunction saddle anesthesia[orthobullets.com]

  • Lumbar Hernia

    (L5) manual testing hip abduction weakness (L5) have patient lie on side on exam table and abduct leg against resistance ankle plantar flexion (S1) have patient do 10 single[orthobullets.com] […] reflex 5 Weakness to ankle plantar flexion, numbness on the lateral foot, normal reflexes ML 2 Select Answer to see Preferred Response PREFERRED RESPONSE 2 (OBQ10.18) Following[orthobullets.com] […] to ankle dorsal flexion, numbness on the dorsal foot, a decreased Achilles reflex 4 Weakness to extensor hallicus longus, numbness in the first web space, a decreased Achilles[orthobullets.com]

  • Tendon Rupture

    Signs include a palpable gap at the rupture site, and marked weakness of ankle plantar-flexion (movement so toes point downwards).[cochrane.org] In the presence of a complete tear, patients will experience significant ankle plantar flexion weakness.[orthopaedicsone.com] People present with severe pain in the tendon, at the back of the ankle.[cochrane.org]

  • Spinal Fractures

    In the last two days he has noticed increasing difficulty voiding, decreased perianal sensation, and weakness to ankle plantar flexion.[orthobullets.com]

  • Posterior Fusion of Lumbosacral Vertebrae-Blepharoptosis Syndrome

    Review Topic QID: 3484 1 Decreased patellar reflexes 3 Weakness to great toe extension 4 Weakness to knee extension 5 Weakness to ankle plantar flexion ML 2 Select Answer[orthobullets.com] Symptoms: -numbness and weakness of the leg -shooting pains down the leg -difficulty walking on toes (plantar flexion) -pain in the buttocks and posterior thigh -weakness[quizlet.com] […] in the ankle and foot causing foot drop (dorsiflexion) BAK Fusion Cages - Fusion and disc removal.[quizlet.com]

  • Extruded Intervertebral Disc

    (L5) manual testing hip abduction weakness (L5) have patient lie on side on exam table and abduct leg against resistance ankle plantar flexion (S1) have patient do 10 single[orthobullets.com] […] reflex 5 Weakness to ankle plantar flexion, numbness on the lateral foot, normal reflexes ML 2 Select Answer to see Preferred Response PREFERRED RESPONSE 2 (OBQ10.18) Following[orthobullets.com] […] to ankle dorsal flexion, numbness on the dorsal foot, a decreased Achilles reflex 4 Weakness to extensor hallicus longus, numbness in the first web space, a decreased Achilles[orthobullets.com]

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