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Homans' sign

Homans' sign: Introduction

Homans' sign: is a sign elicited on passive dorsiflexion of the ankle. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Homans' sign, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Homans' sign:

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

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Common Causes of Homans' sign

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Homans' sign

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Causes of Homans' sign listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Homans' sign as a symptom include:

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Detailed list of causes of Homans' sign

The list below shows some of the causes of Homans' sign mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Homans' sign?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Homans' sign. Of the 4 causes of Homans' sign that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Homans' sign:

The following list of conditions have 'Homans' sign' 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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Causes of Homans' sign Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

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    Medical Conditions associated with Homans' sign:

    Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Homans' sign:

    Deep vein thrombosis (42 causes), DVT, Calf muscle resistance, Pulmonary embolism (28 causes)

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