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Glossary for Calf pain

Medical terms related to Calf pain or mentioned in this section include:

  • Antithrombin Deficiency: Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency or impaired activity of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if its activity is impaired then the blood becomes more prone to clotting which can result in severe problems. Severity of the condition can vary amongst patients and the symptoms can vary considerably depending on the location of blood clots and size of the blood clot.
  • Antithrombin Deficiency, type I: Type I Antithrombin deficiency refers the deficiency of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if there are insufficient quantities of it then the blood becomes more prone to clotting which can result in severe problems. Severity of the condition can vary amongst patients and the symptoms can vary considerably depending on the location of blood clots and size of the blood clot. Type I may be inherited or acquired through such things as kidney or liver disease. Acquired cases tend to have a lower risk of blood clots compared to inherited cases.
  • Antithrombin Deficiency, type II: Type II Antithrombin deficiency refers the malfunction of a substance that inactivates enzymes involved in blood coagulation. Antithrombin prevents the blood from clotting too readily and if it is unable to function properly then the blood becomes more prone to clotting which can result in severe problems. Severity of the condition can vary amongst patients and the symptoms can vary considerably depending on the location of blood clots and size of the blood clot. Type II is an inherited condition.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Arterial insufficiency: Where the arterial blood flow is insufficient.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bone cancer: Malignancy that occurs in the bone
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Buerger's disease: Buergers's disease is a recurring inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet
  • Calf bruise: A haematoma that occurs on the calf or calves.
  • Calf burning sensation: A burning sensation on the calf or calves
  • Calf coldness: A cold sensation occurring on the calf
  • Calf itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the calf or calves
  • Calf pain: Pain or tenderness of the calf muscle behind the lower leg
  • Calf pain in children: Calf pain in children is any type of discomfort or pain in the calf of a child.
  • Calf rash: An eruption on the skin of the ankle.
  • Calf swelling: Swelling of the calf muscle (behind the lower leg)
  • Cellulitis: inflammation of the subcutaneous fat
  • Circulatory disorder: Disease affecting circulation of blood
  • Claudication pain: Pain that occurs in the legs when walking or exercising. It is usually the result of circulation problems which affects the flow of blood to the leg muscles. In severe cases, the pain may persist even when the patient is inactive.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Compartment Syndrome: compartment syndrome involves the compression of nerves and blood vessels within an enclosed space. This leads to impaired blood flow and muscle and nerve damage
  • Compartment syndrome: compartment syndrome involves the compression of nerves and blood vessels within an enclosed space. This leads to impaired blood flow and muscle and nerve damage
  • Contusion: any injury that doesnt break the skin but causes some discoloration
  • Cramp: Refers to abdominal cramps, muscle cramps, or menstrual cramps
  • Cramps: Refers to abdominal cramps, muscle cramps, or menstrual cramps
  • Deep vein thrombosis: The formation of a thrombosis in the deep veins usually within the legs
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Intermittent Claudication: is muscle pain which occurs during physical exercise and is relieved by rest. It usually is a feature or arterial abnormality of the lower limbs
  • Intermittent claudication: is muscle pain which occurs during physical exercise and is relieved by rest. It usually is a feature or arterial abnormality of the lower limbs
  • Leg pain: Pain affecting the leg
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Muscle tension: The amount of tension a muscle has on it
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • OHSS: Excessive stimulation of the ovaries that usually occurs as a complication of in vitro fertilization but may also occur spontaneously. The degree of excessive ovarian stimulation may vary from mild to severe.
  • Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Pain Disorder: Somatoform disorder causing pain
  • Peripheral vascular disease: Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms
  • Sarcoma: Any cancer of the connective tissue.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Strain: Muscle or tendon injury; compare sprain
  • Thrombosis: Blood clot occurring in a blood vessel
  • Varicose veins: Appearance of veins in the skin
  • Venous Insufficiency: A condition which is characterized by inadequacy of the venous valves which impairs venous drainage
  • Venous insufficiency: A condition which is characterized by inadequacy of the venous valves which impairs venous drainage
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A deficiency of Vitamin B12 primarily causes anemias the body is unable to make sufficient quantities of normal red blood cells. Severe cases can lead to permanent nervous system problems. The vitamin B12 deficiency can result from absorption problems, insufficient dietary intake, certain medications (e.g. metformin), inherited conditions (e.g. transcobalamin deficiency) and certain chronic parasitic intestinal infestations.

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