Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Severe Shortness of Breath and Leg Weakness (bilateral) 25 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 25 conditions that can cause Severe Shortness of Breath and Leg Weakness (bilateral).

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There are 3 somewhat common conditions that can cause Severe Shortness of Breath and Leg Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Drug Side Effect
  2. Endemic Goiter
  3. Neck Injury
There are 9 uncommon conditions that can cause Severe Shortness of Breath and Leg Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Bacterial Endocarditis
  2. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  3. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Multiple Sclerosis
  6. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  7. Scuba Injuries
  8. Spinal Cord Injury
  9. Thyroiditis
There are 13 rare conditions that can cause Severe Shortness of Breath and Leg Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Botulism
  2. Chronic Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  3. Dermatomyositis
  4. Friedreich's Ataxia
  5. Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  6. Muscular Dystrophy
  7. Myasthenia Gravis
  8. Nephrotic Syndrome
  9. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  10. Polio
  11. Syphilis
  12. Tick Paralysis
  13. Toxoplasmosis

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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