Glossary for Knee spasm
Medical terms related to Knee spasm or mentioned in this section include:
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Discoid eczema: Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may be triggers. The lesions tend to occur most often on the limbs.
- Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
- Electrolyte abnormality: An imbalance in the level of any of a number of chemicals (electrolytes) in the blood stream e.g. chloride, sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphate and bicarbonate. Symptoms can vary depending on which electrolyte is involved and the severity of the imbalance - severe cases can readily lead to death. An electrolyte abnormality can be caused by such things excessive loss of body fluid through vomiting or diarrhea, kidney conditions, malabsorption and various drugs such as diuretics and chemotherapy drugs.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hypocalcaemia: Decreased concentration of calcium in the blood.
- Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
- Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
- Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
- Knee conditions: Any condition that affects the knee
- Knee injury: Any injury that occurs to the knee
- Knee pain: Pain in or around the knee joint
- Knee symptoms: Symptoms affecting the knee
- Leg spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles of the leg.
- Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Muscle spasm: The occurrence of a sudden prolonged and uncontrolled contraction of a muscle
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Nerve compression: Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in damage to the nerve and eventually muscle weakness and wasting. Conditions such as bone spurs, joint swelling due to injury, cysts and trauma can result in nerve entrapment. The exact symptoms will depend on which nerve is trapped and the duration and severity of the entrapment.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
- Osteoarthritis: A form of degenerative arthritis due to chronic degeneration
- Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
- Rheumatoid arthritis: An autoimmune inflammatory condition which primarily affects the joints
- Sciatica: neuralgia along the nerve course of the sciatic nerve
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Spasms: Involuntary muscle movements without full control.
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