leg weakness

leg weakness

difficulty in rising, staggery gait.

leg weakness of pigs
a locomotor disability of pigs unassociated with infectious arthritis. It is a combination of noninfectious arthropathy and osteopathy, and is a significant cause of mandatory culling in pig herds. Included as causes of the syndrome are defects of conformation, osteochondrosis and arthrosis, epiphyseolysis, lumbar intervertebral disk degeneration, and spondylosis. The clinical syndrome varies from lameness to difficulty in rising, to recumbency. Characteristic signs are carrying of a hindleg, sitting on the haunches for long periods, and a shuffling gait.
leg weakness of turkeys
swelling of the hock and deformity of the tarsometatarsal bone in turkeys; it is of unknown etiology.
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Clinically, the researchers report, drug-treated mice were able to recover from an initial bout of MS-like paralysis and leg weakness.
On postoperative day 1, the patient complained of left leg weakness and paresthesia along the medial aspect of the upper and lower leg.
Ten months after onset, he developed profound leg weakness over a period of days, rendering him unable to walk without support.
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Despite treatment with oral doxycycline for presumptive LD, symptoms persisted; development of bilateral leg weakness, confusion, and diplopia prompted evaluation at the local hospital 1 week after symptom onset.
She began working two hours a day and built up to four hours a day, but in the third week, with progressive leg weakness, she gave up the battle.
Six months prior to his third hospital admission, a 72-year-old right-handed African American man presented with a past medical history of hyperlipidemia and a 2-day history of left leg weakness, dizziness, and left-sided facial numbness with a National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score of 3.
A 29-year-old pregnant woman presented to her primary care physician with mild right leg weakness and numbness 6 weeks before delivery.
To make this even more maddening, Mauer missed much of that time with something called bilateral leg weakness, which I swear isn't made up.
But a project by the University Hospital of NHS Trust is hoping to raise awareness of two lesser known signs - leg weakness and loss of vision.