Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (unilateral) 79 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 79 conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (unilateral).

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There are 3 common conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (unilateral).
  1. Back Injury
  2. Chronic Back Strain or Sprain
  3. Migraine Headache
There are 14 somewhat common conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (unilateral).
  1. Atherosclerosis
  2. Bleeding from Anticoagulant
  3. Head Injury
  4. Herniated Disk
  5. Hip Injury
  6. Knee Injury
  7. Leg Injury
  8. Neck Injury
  9. Neurapraxia
  10. Neurological Disease
  11. Sciatica
  12. Spinal Subluxation
  13. Stroke
  14. TIA
There are 15 uncommon conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (unilateral).
  1. Back Pain with Radiculopathy
  2. Coagulopathy
  3. Electrical Injury
  4. Hip Fracture
  5. Knee Fracture
  6. Leg Fracture
  7. Low Platelet Count
  8. Mononeuritis Multiplex
  9. Multiple Sclerosis
  10. Peripheral Vascular Disease
  11. Piriformis Syndrome
  12. Scuba Injuries
  13. Spinal Cord Injury
  14. Tibia Fracture
  15. Vascular Injuries
There are 47 rare conditions that can cause Leg Numbness (unilateral) and Leg Weakness (unilateral).
  1. Astrocytoma
  2. Brain Abscess
  3. Brain Cancer
  4. Brain Tumor
  5. Cerebral Aneurysm
  6. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation
  7. Cerebral Lymphoma
  8. Chronic Subdural Hematoma
  9. Compartment Syndrome
  10. Craniopharyngioma
  11. Decompression Illness
  12. Dissecting Thoracic Aneurysm
  13. Ependymoma
  14. Epidural Compression Syndrome
  15. Epidural Hematoma
  16. Ganglioneuroma
  17. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  18. Glioma
  19. Hip Dislocation
  20. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  21. Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  22. Knee Dislocation
  23. Leprosy
  24. Lightning Injury
  25. Malignant Hypertension
  26. Medulloblastoma
  27. Meningioma
  28. Neck Fracture
  29. Neurosyphilis
  30. Oligodendroglioma
  31. Pathologic Knee Fracture
  32. Pelvic Bone Fracture
  33. Periarteritis Nodosa
  34. Platelet Function Disorder
  35. Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  36. Skull Fracture
  37. Spina Bifida
  38. Spinal Cord Tumor
  39. Spinal Stenosis
  40. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  41. Subdural Hematoma
  42. Syphilis
  43. Thrombasthenia
  44. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  45. Toxoplasmosis
  46. Transverse Myelitis
  47. 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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