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Foot Malformation In Eds
Have pherpherial neuropathy in feet& hands celluitis in lt leg& foot& swellling in rtcalf &foot, phemigous on tounge, pain neurogenic, fibro diagnose ple?
Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling of the feet can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple Response YES: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a life-long condition that people are born with. It is caused by an abnormal gene. In most cases, people get ehlers-danlos syndrome when they get the abnormal gene from either their mother or father. Ehlers-danlos syndrome involves the body’s connective tissues, which are the tissues that make up and support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. ...Read more
Snapping/popping in ankle still 6 months since injury. Not in ankle.. In lateral side of midfoot sort of between fifth meta and ankle. causes?
I have stage 4 chondromalgia in both knees with stable varicose veins in the left knee as well and right paracentral disc protrusion in t8-11 meaning?
You have three diffe: -rent problems, that are not related to each other. ...Read more
Yes: Tarsal coalitions occur between one of the joints below the true ankle joint (hind foot bones: talus, calcaneus, navicular and cuboid bones). It can be partial or complete, boney union or fibrous. In all cases it restricts the normal motion of the affected joint and does not need to be treated unless it hurts. Some coalitions can be resected in the young and if they are partial. Some may need fusion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: No calluses are generally limited to the skin and subcutaneous tissue. They are not related to any bone deformity. If calluses are not kept clean they may not heal which may eventually cause a local infection. And worst case scenarios this infection may spread to the bone and cause osteomyelitis which is the infection of the bone. This could be complicated specially in diabetic patients and may require amputation of the bon. ...Read more
Stiff person syndrome diagnosis in 21yo w/rigid lower limb, acquired scoliosis & oligoclonal bands in csf. Is anti-gad and seronegative. Could a rheuma help?
Maybe: If they treated such cases before. High dose benzodiazepines may help. Also consider neurologist. ...Read more
Mva, 2005. Mult. Surgeries = r ankle fused, w/plates, pins, screws, metal rod to halfway up leg. Why sporadic pitting edema in both legs from standing?
Edema.: Edema in lower extremities comes from interplay of many factors - protein content of blood, hydrostatic pressure induced by gravity, the state of valves in veins, the amount of circulating fluid in bloodstream and the degree of competency of lymphatic system. If any of these - or a combination of these- is a bit off you get swelling. Might expect swelling worse on r but this might not happen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have acquired hypermobility in ankles/knee joints from past dance or gymnastics can lead to hypermobility of spine? Only 4 rheumatologist orthopedic
Are there 6 or 4 compartments in the lower leg? And has anyone heard of isolated posterior tibialis compartment syndrome?
My left foot towards sideways/outwards, even in different shoes. I'm 67, 6' tall woman, narrow feet with high arch, hammer/crossed toes & neuropathy.
Hip muscle weakness: The neuropathy has not caused the lateral deviation In the foot placement. This is typically a hip,muscle weakness. You should be in a better shoe,to,accommodate the hammer toes, or see a podiatrist to determine if foot reconstruction is needed for these multiple maladies ...Read more
With ehlers danlos hypermobility and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is there an increased risk of blood clots since blood can pool in limbs?
Yes: Not due to pooling of blood. There is one case report. An unusual presentation of ehlers-danlos syndrome vascular type with deep vein thrombosis: a case for multidisciplinary management. Authors lipinski mj, lipinski se, kripalani s, friesen ld, uthlaut bs, braddock sr. Journal am j med genet a. 2009 feb 15;149a(4):698-701. ...Read more
Have moderate to severe chrondosis in mid foot. Need a mid foot fusion. Looking for ankle and foot specialist nationwide that performs a lot of these surgeries with a stellar reputation.
In kids, have you seen chiari type 1 (5-6mm) present with neuropathy in hands in feet as the symptoms? And did surgery help? Nortriptylne is helping
Chiari1 malformation: Surgery can be helpful, but the surgery may have several serious effects. Therefore, if you are contemplating surgery make sure you go to a pediatric teaching hospital and that the surgeon has experience in doing the surgery. ...Read more
How often does talipes (club foot) with sandal gap in a fetus indicate some kind of chromosomal disorder?
Up to 33%: Fetal talipes equinovarus with or without sandal gap may be associated with a chromosomal abnormality as often as 33% of times, and when associated, other abnormalities are found. The most common association is with trisomy 18 (having an extra chromosome #18). In one study only 22% had isolated talipes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right hip has coxa magna deformity from perthes as kid. Could this cause the intermittent severe pain from my right hip to ankle? Also get periodic buzzing sensation in that ankle + in perianal area.
Possibly: Any deformity in the hip area is going to have direct impact to the knee and ankle and foot. You may want to get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician, can do musculoskeletal evaluation of your condition, and able to offer him treatment, that might also help the sins the strange sensations that you're getting in the ankle as well as the groin. There are fascial connections via the hip. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer