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Glossary for Abnormal gait in children

Medical terms related to Abnormal gait in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal gait: An abnormal way of walking
  • 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.
  • Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
  • Bow legs: Bowlegs is a condition in which the knees remain wide apart when a person stands with the feet and ankles together
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Callus: Thickening of skin on hands or feet.
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • 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.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Discitis: A subacute infection of the vertebral discs that usually occurs in children.
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: An inherited degenerative disease of the muscles which progresses rapidly compared to other muscle wasting diseases.
  • Foot deformities: deformities associated with the feet.
  • Fractures: Breakage of bones
  • 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.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemophilia: Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot.
  • Hip dysplasia: A dislocation of the hip at birth or a hip joint that dislocates easily.
  • Hip symptoms: Symptoms affecting the hip joint.
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
  • Knock-knees: Knock knees refers to a condition of a person's stance in which the knees are angled toward each other and touch but the ankles do not meet.
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: Femur/hip bone disease mostly in children
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Muscular Dystrophy: Any of various muscle wasting diseases
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Myositis: One of the underlying causes for muscle weakness/myopathy.
  • Myotonic Dystrophy: An inherited disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting as well as eye defects, heart abnormalities and other anomalies. The severity of the condition is greatly variable. There are two type of myotonic dystrophy with type 1 being more severe than type 2.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • 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
  • Paget's Disease: Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola.
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Any loss in the function of the peripheral nervous system
  • Poliomyelitis: Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination.
  • Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Shin splints: Pain in the shins usually caused by sports or exercise
  • 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.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Spinal Cord Disorders: Any condition that affects the spinal cord
  • Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain
  • Tendinitis: a painful inflammation of a tendon
  • Testicle pain: Pain affecting the testicle and/or scrotum
  • Vertigo: Feeling that the room or person is moving or spinning.
  • Vitamin D deficiency: Deficiency of vitamin D
  • Walking symptoms: Problems with walking.

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