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Diseases » Leg injury » Summary
 

What is Leg injury?

What is Leg injury?

Any injury involving the leg. The leg can suffer an injury to any of its components such as the thigh, knee, ...more »

  • Leg injury: Any injury that occurs to ones legs.

Leg injury: Introduction

Types of Leg injury:

Types of Leg injury:

Broader types of Leg injury:

What causes Leg injury?

Causes of Leg injury: see causes of Leg injury

What are the symptoms of Leg injury?

Symptoms of Leg injury: see symptoms of Leg injury

Can anyone else get Leg injury?

More information: see contagiousness of Leg injury
Inheritance: see inheritance of Leg injury

Leg injury: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Leg injury.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Leg injury.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Leg injury: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Leg injury.
Treatments for Leg injury: see treatments for Leg injury
Research for Leg injury: see research for Leg injury

Society issues for Leg injury


Hospitalization statistics for Leg injury: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Leg injury:

  • 0.54% (68,805) of hospital episodes were for injuries to knee and lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultations for injuries to knee and lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital episodes for injuries to knee and lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital episodes for injuries to knee and lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital admissions for injuries to knee and lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Leg injury:

Organs and body systems related to Leg injury include:

Name and Aliases of Leg injury

Main name of condition: Leg injury

Other names or spellings for Leg injury:

Leg injury: Related Conditions

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