Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Leg and Arm Weakness 88 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 88 conditions that can cause Leg and Arm Weakness.

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Leg and Arm Weakness.
  1. Falls
  2. Migraine Headache
  3. Muscle Strains
There are 10 somewhat common conditions that can cause Leg and Arm Weakness.
  1. Atherosclerosis
  2. Bleeding from Anticoagulant
  3. Endemic Goiter
  4. Fibromyalgia
  5. Head Injury
  6. Hypoglycemia
  7. Insulin Reaction
  8. Neurological Disease
  9. Stroke
  10. TIA
There are 15 uncommon conditions that can cause Leg and Arm Weakness.
  1. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  2. Bacterial Endocarditis
  3. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  4. Coagulopathy
  5. Electrolyte Imbalance
  6. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  7. Hypokalemia
  8. Hypothyroidism
  9. Lead Poisoning
  10. Low Platelet Count
  11. Megaloblastic Anemia
  12. Scuba Injuries
  13. Spinal Cord Injury
  14. Statin Myopathy
  15. Thyroiditis
There are 60 rare conditions that can cause Leg and Arm Weakness.
  1. Air Embolism
  2. Aldosteronism
  3. Aplastic Anemia
  4. Astrocytoma
  5. Bartter's Syndrome
  6. Botulism
  7. Brain Abscess
  8. Brain Cancer
  9. Brain Tumor
  10. Cerebral Aneurysm
  11. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  12. Cerebral Lymphoma
  13. Chiari Malformation
  14. Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  15. Ciguatera
  16. Craniopharyngioma
  17. Decompression Illness
  18. Dermatomyositis
  19. Encephalitis
  20. Ependymoma
  21. Epidural Hematoma
  22. Equine Encephalitis
  23. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  24. Glioma
  25. Herpes Encephalitis
  26. Hyperparathyroidism
  27. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  28. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  29. Japanese Encephalitis
  30. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  31. Leprosy
  32. Malignant Hypertension
  33. Medulloblastoma
  34. Meningioma
  35. Nephrotic Syndrome
  36. Neurosyphilis
  37. Oligodendroglioma
  38. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  39. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  40. Periarteritis Nodosa
  41. Phlebotomus Fever
  42. Platelet Function Disorder
  43. Polio
  44. Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  45. Rhabdomyolysis
  46. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  47. Skull Fracture
  48. Spina Bifida
  49. Spinal Cord Tumor
  50. St Louis Encephalitis
  51. Sturge-Weber Syndrome
  52. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  53. Subdural Hematoma
  54. Syphilis
  55. Tay-Sachs Disease
  56. Thrombasthenia
  57. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  58. Toxoplasmosis
  59. Vascular Brain Tumors
  60. West Nile Virus

Last Updated: Aug 17, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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