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Stiff leg

Stiff leg: Introduction

Stiff leg: Reduced mobility or movement of the leg. See detailed information below for a list of 33 causes of Stiff leg, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Stiff leg:

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Stiff leg: Symptom Checker

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Stiff leg Treatments

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Stories from Users for Stiff leg

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Message Boards for Stiff leg

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Stiff leg: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stiff leg

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Stiff leg: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Stiff leg

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Organs affected by Stiff leg:

The list of organs typically affected by Stiff leg may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Stiff leg

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

How Common are these Causes of Stiff leg?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stiff leg. Of the 33 causes of Stiff leg that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stiff leg:

The following list of conditions have 'Stiff leg' 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Stiff leg?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Stiff leg, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Stiff leg:

Subtypes of Stiff leg:

Stiff thigh (1 cause)

Medical Conditions associated with Stiff leg:

Walking symptoms (661 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Stiffness (692 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Stiff leg:

Leg pain (214 causes), Muscle stiffness (158 causes), Stiff knee (21 causes), Stiff ankle, Sore knee, Arthritis (224 causes), Adrenoleukodystrophy, Adult-onset ALD, Alexander Syndrome, Alpers Syndrome, Fahr's Syndrome, Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia, Idiopathic Parkinson's disease, Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Nerve sheath neoplasm

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