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Claudication: Introduction

Claudication: claudication is pain and/or cramping in the lower leg due to inadequate blood flow to the muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Claudication, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Claudication:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Claudication. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Claudication

Causes of Types of Claudication:

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Claudication: Symptom Checker

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Claudication Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Claudication may include:

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Claudication: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Claudication may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Claudication

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Claudication: Deaths

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Definitions of Claudication:

Disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Limping or lameness.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Claudication

The list below shows some of the causes of Claudication mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Claudication?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Claudication. Of the 18 causes of Claudication that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Claudication:

The following list of conditions have 'Claudication' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Claudication:

The following list of medical conditions have Claudication or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.



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Causes of Claudication Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Claudication based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Claudication:

    Medical Conditions associated with Claudication:

    Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Exercise symptoms (1392 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Claudication:

    Intermittent cludication, Calf muscle pain (38 causes), Peripheral vascular disease, Vascular insufficiency, Tobacco smoking

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