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Could periformis syndrome cause weakness in leg.?
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Dr. Alan Jacobs
Neurology
In brief: Rarely
First, this syndrome should be a diagnosis of exclusion when sciatica has no other discernible cause.
Pain, the typical symptom, could cause disuse and secondary weakness over time. Weakness of sciatic nerve driven muscles is rare in pirformis syndrome.

In brief: Rarely
First, this syndrome should be a diagnosis of exclusion when sciatica has no other discernible cause.
Pain, the typical symptom, could cause disuse and secondary weakness over time. Weakness of sciatic nerve driven muscles is rare in pirformis syndrome.
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