Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Swollen Legs and Muscle Weakness 84 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 84 conditions that can cause Swollen Legs and Muscle Weakness.

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There are 5 common conditions that can cause Swollen Legs and Muscle Weakness.
  1. Cellulitis
  2. Leg Cellulitis
  3. Premenstrual Syndrome
  4. Skin Infections
  5. Urinary Tract Infection
There are 11 somewhat common conditions that can cause Swollen Legs and Muscle Weakness.
  1. Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Diabetic Nephropathy
  3. Drug Side Effect
  4. Enlarged Heart
  5. Heart Murmurs
  6. Heat Illness
  7. Hepatitis B
  8. Kidney Disease
  9. Peripheral Neuropathy
  10. Pregnancy
  11. Premature Ventricular Contractions
There are 22 uncommon conditions that can cause Swollen Legs and Muscle Weakness.
  1. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  2. Anorexia Nervosa
  3. Aortic Regurgitation
  4. Arrhythmia
  5. Atrial Fibrillation
  6. Atrial Flutter
  7. Bacterial Endocarditis
  8. Cirrhosis
  9. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  10. Heart Block
  11. Hepatitis C
  12. High Altitude Illness
  13. Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  14. Hypothyroidism
  15. Mitral Regurgitation
  16. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  17. Preeclampsia
  18. Right Bundle Branch Block
  19. Statin Myopathy
  20. Third Degree Heart Block
  21. Thyroiditis
  22. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 46 rare conditions that can cause Swollen Legs and Muscle Weakness.
  1. Acute Glomerulonephritis
  2. Acute Tubular Necrosis
  3. Aldosteronism
  4. Amyloidosis
  5. Atrial Septal Defect
  6. Beriberi
  7. Bronchiectasis
  8. Chagas Disease
  9. Choriocarcinoma
  10. Cor Pulmonale
  11. Cushing's Syndrome
  12. End Stage Renal Disease
  13. Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis
  14. Fanconi's Syndrome
  15. HELLP Syndrome
  16. Hemochromatosis
  17. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  18. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  19. Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  20. Kaposi's Sarcoma
  21. Malaria
  22. Medullary Cystic Disease
  23. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  24. Mitral Stenosis
  25. Nephrotic Syndrome
  26. Neuroblastoma
  27. Pericarditis
  28. Polycythemia Vera
  29. Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
  30. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  31. Pulmonary Hypertension
  32. Pulmonary Stenosis
  33. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  34. Rhabdomyolysis
  35. Schistosomiasis
  36. Scurvy
  37. Sepsis
  38. Septic Thrombophlebitis
  39. Sick Sinus Syndrome
  40. Silicosis
  41. Snakebite
  42. Tricuspid Insufficiency
  43. Tropical Sprue
  44. Typhus
  45. Ventricular Aneurysm
  46. Ventricular Septal Defect

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