Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (bilateral) 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (bilateral).

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There are 2 somewhat common conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Neck Injury
  2. Spinal Subluxation
There are 4 uncommon conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Multiple Sclerosis
  2. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  3. Scuba Injuries
  4. Spinal Cord Injury
There are 12 rare conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (bilateral).
  1. Epidural Compression Syndrome
  2. Leprosy
  3. Neck Fracture
  4. Neurosyphilis
  5. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  6. Spina Bifida
  7. Spinal Cord Tumor
  8. Spinal Stenosis
  9. Syphilis
  10. Toxoplasmosis
  11. Transverse Myelitis
  12. Vascular Brain Tumors

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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