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Could a pinched nerve in L4, L5, S1, or S2 (racepinephrine) cause the right lower leg to look rounder than the other in the back of the leg but measure the same?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine

In brief: R/O BAKERS CYST

Usually a pinched nerve in that region will cause sciatica and neuropathic pain.
This may result in muscle atrophy and later potential foot drop. If the area behind the knee is full you may have a Bakers Cyst or potentially a DVT. An Doppler US or MRI IS NEEDED to define the anatomy.

In brief: R/O BAKERS CYST

Usually a pinched nerve in that region will cause sciatica and neuropathic pain.
This may result in muscle atrophy and later potential foot drop. If the area behind the knee is full you may have a Bakers Cyst or potentially a DVT. An Doppler US or MRI IS NEEDED to define the anatomy.
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