Glossary for Abnormal gait due to bone disorders
Medical terms related to Abnormal gait due to bone disorders or mentioned in this section include:
- Abnormal gait: An abnormal way of walking
- Abnormal gait in children: Abnormal gait in children refers to a type of walk that is irregular or deviates from the normal, possibly indicating pathology.
- Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
- Ankylosing Spondylitis: A form of chronic inflammation of the spine which may also affect joints in the shoulder, hip, neck, ribs and jaw. May result in loss of mobility. Also called Marie-Strumpell disease.
- Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
- Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with pyramidal features, autosomal dominant: CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 5 has an autosomal dominant inheritance, progresses slowly and involves movement disorders.
- Discitis: A subacute infection of the vertebral discs that usually occurs in children.
- Gait disorder: Gait disorder refers to a variety of disorders of walking.
- Gradual onset of abnormal gait in children: Gradual onset of abnormal gait in children is a condition in which there is a slow development of an irregular type of walk in a child.
- Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
- Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Osgood-Schlatter Disease: A condition where the bony lump below the knee becomes inflamed resulting in swelling, pain and tenderness.
- Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
- Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency
- Sickle Cell Anemia: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destruction which leads to anemia. If the genetic defect which causes the condition is inherited from both parents the condition can be quite severe whereas if it is inherited from only one parent, often there are no symptoms. The abnormally shaped red blood cells can cause problems when they clump together and block blood vessels.
- Walking symptoms: Problems with walking.
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