Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Arm Weakness (bilateral) 39 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 39 conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Arm Weakness (bilateral).

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There is 1 common condition that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Arm Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Muscle Strains
There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Arm Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Endemic Goiter
  2. Fibromyalgia
There are 13 uncommon conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Arm Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  2. Bacterial Endocarditis
  3. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  4. Electrolyte Imbalance
  5. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  6. Hypokalemia
  7. Hypothyroidism
  8. Lead Poisoning
  9. Megaloblastic Anemia
  10. Scuba Injuries
  11. Spinal Cord Injury
  12. Statin Myopathy
  13. Thyroiditis
There are 23 rare conditions that can cause Arm and Leg Weakness (unilateral) and Arm Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Aldosteronism
  2. Aplastic Anemia
  3. Bartter's Syndrome
  4. Botulism
  5. Chiari Malformation
  6. Ciguatera
  7. Dermatomyositis
  8. Hyperparathyroidism
  9. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  10. Leprosy
  11. Nephrotic Syndrome
  12. Neurosyphilis
  13. Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  14. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  15. Polio
  16. Rhabdomyolysis
  17. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  18. Spina Bifida
  19. Spinal Cord Tumor
  20. Syphilis
  21. Tay-Sachs Disease
  22. Toxoplasmosis
  23. Vascular Brain Tumors

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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