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Weakness of the legs: the inability to exert force with one's muscles to the degree that would be expected given the individual's general physical fitness. See detailed information below for a list of 28 causes of Weakness of the legs, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Weakness of the legs:
Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Weakness of the legs:
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (1 cause), Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy, Malnutrition (111 causes), Kwashiokar, Marasmus, Myasthenia gravis, Guillain Barre syndrome (5 causes)
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