The Stroke Association's latest 'State of the Nation' report found that in the UK, almost two thirds (65%) of stroke survivors leave hospital with some degree of disability; around three-quarters have arm or leg weakness
, while 60% have visual problems, and about half have difficulty swallowing and loss of bladder control, among other things.
The results were as follows: More patients treated with the combination of Optune and temozolomide reported stable or improved scores on: global health status, pain, physical functioning and leg weakness
when compared to patients treated with temozolomide alone.
Nagashima et al defined 'pure' PCB as rapidly progressive oropharyngeal and cervicobrachial weakness associated with hyporeflexia or areflexia in the absence of leg weakness
Among the 32 patients with completed chart reviews, the most common recorded clinical neurologic signs and symptoms were hyporeflexia or areflexia (n = 31, 97%), leg weakness
(n = 31, 97%), leg paresthesia (n = 24, 75%), arm weakness (n = 24, 75%), facial weakness (n = 20, 63%), arm numbness (n = 19, 59%), and dysphagia (n = 19, 59%).
I don't think I'll be able to run again because I do have this leg weakness
The day after his initial diagnosis, his fever had progressed to include a headache, myalgia, a rash on his upper torso and right shoulder and sudden-onset left leg weakness
with preserved sensation.
I would like to highlight a different clinical presentation that ought to be readily recognised as a possible manifestation of this deficiency, namely rapidly progressive leg weakness
, by briefly describing a woman currently under our care at the Neurology Division, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.
On postoperative day 1, the patient complained of left leg weakness
and paresthesia along the medial aspect of the upper and lower leg.
Here, we report a young man who presented to the ED with acute LBP associating with left lower leg weakness
and numbness, mimicking HIVD.
Maximum leg weakness
swollen joints and crippled legs were observed in group B (39.
They don't compensate for my leg weakness
, but I feel much more stable because they hug my feet like a glove.
There are many conditions in dogs that can cause rear leg weakness