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Glossary for Ankle symptoms

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  • Acromesomelic dysplasia Hunter Thompson type: A rare genetic syndrome characterized by various severe developmental abnormalities of the skeletal bones.
  • Acroosteolysis neurogenic: A very rare inherited condition characterized mainly by the loss of all sensations - the lose the ability to feel pain, temperature and touch. The loss of sensation generally starts at the toes and fingers and spreads up the limbs and the trunk may also be involved in some cases.
  • Acropectorovertebral dysplasia: A rare inherited genetic disorder characterized by abnormalities involving the fingers, toes, palate and chest bones.
  • Acute rheumatic fever: Bacterial joint infection with risk of heart complications.
  • Allain Babin Demarquez syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by premature fusion of skullbones, abnormal development of skeletal bones and hypertension.
  • Alport Syndrome: A rare hereditary disorder involving the progressive deterioration of parts of the kidney resulting in chronic kidney disease.
  • Ankle bleeding: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Ankle blister: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Ankle blueness: A blue discolouration of the ankle
  • Ankle bruise: A haematoma that occurs at the ankle.
  • Ankle burning sensation: A burning sensation located in the ankle
  • Ankle clonus: a rhythmic contraction of the calf muscles following a sudden dorsiflexion of the foot, the leg being semiflexed
  • Ankle coldness: A cold sensation occurring at the ankle
  • Ankle conditions: Conditions that affect the ankle
  • Ankle deformity: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Ankle fracture: Ankle fracture refers to a broken bone in the ankle.
  • Ankle infection: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Ankle inflammation: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Ankle itch: A sensation that causes a desire to scratch the skin of the ankle
  • Ankle lump: A palpable lesion located anatomically at or near the ankle joint
  • Ankle numbness: A loss of sensation located at or around the ankle region of the foot.
  • Ankle pain: Pain affecting the ankle joint
  • Ankle pain in children: Ankle pain in children is any discomfort or pain in the ankle of a child.
  • Ankle pain on both sides: Ankle pain on both sides refers to pain or discomfort in both ankles.
  • Ankle pain on one side: Ankle pain on one side is a condition in which there is discomfort or pain in one ankle.
  • Ankle paralysis: A loss of the motor and or sensory function of the ankle due to either a muscular or neural mechanism
  • Ankle paresthesia (tingling): A loss of sensation located at or around the ankle region of the foot.
  • Ankle paresthesia of both sides: Ankle paresthesia of both sides is a condition in which there is numbness, tingling or other abnormal sensations in both ankles.
  • Ankle paresthesia of one side: Ankle paresthesia of one side is a condition in which there is numbness, tingling or other abnormal sensations in one ankle.
  • Ankle rash: An eruption on the skin of the ankle.
  • Ankle redness: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula. Most traumatic events involving the ankle result in ankle sprains.
  • Ankle spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding the ankle joint.
  • Ankle sprain: Damage to the ankle ligaments.
  • Ankle stiffness: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula. Most traumatic events involving the ankle result in ankle sprains.
  • Ankle swelling: Ankle swelling often from injury or fluid retention.
  • Ankle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ankle
  • Ankle tingling/paresthesias: A tingling sensation located on the ankle.
  • Ankle ulcer: The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Ankle weakness: A decrease in the usual strength of the movements of the ankle
  • Antley-Bixler Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by premature closing of skull bones, choanal atresia and craniofacial and limb abnormalities.
  • Antley-Bixler-like syndrome -- ambiguous genitalia -- disordered steroidogenesis: A rare genetic disorder involving a deficiency of an enzyme (cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase) which causes steroid abnormalities. The condition results in ambiguous genitalia in females due to excessive androgen during fetal growth. Patients can also have the bone symptoms of Antley-Bixler syndrome.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Arthrogryposis-like disorder: A rare disorder characterized by joint contractures of the knees and ankles resulting in wasting or overgrowth of nearby muscles.
  • Austrian syndrome: A condition where alcoholism is associated with heart failure and pneumococcal meningitis.
  • Bernheim's syndrome: Reduced size of right heart ventricle due to enlargement of the left ventricle which encroaches on the space in the right ventricle. Blood flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle is obstructed.
  • Bethlem myopathy: A rare, slow-progressing, genetic muscle disorder where the muscle gradually weaken and become wasted.
  • Brain -- bone -- fat: A rare inherited disease characterized by bone cysts and progressive presenile dementia.
  • Cardiomyopathy: A condition characterized by an increase in the size of the heart
  • Cardiomyopathy -- hypogonadism -- metabolic anomalies: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart muscle disease, hypogonadism, blindness, deafness and metabolic anomalies. Puberty was normal despite the hypogonadism.
  • Cardiomyopathy -- spherocytosis: A rare disorder characterized by the association of spherocytosis with heart muscle disease. Spherocytosis is a red blood cell disorder where the red blood cells have abnormal membranes which gives them a spherical shape and makes them weak resulting in their premature death.
  • Cardiomyopathy due to anthracyclines: Damage to the heart muscle caused by anthracycline drugs which are used in chemotherapy. The damage occurs more frequently with higher cumulative doses. Often the patients have no symptoms of the heart damage for many year.
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic: A weakened heart mucle due to excessive alcohol consumption. Symptoms are usually not evident until the heart becomes severely damaged.
  • Cardiomyopathy, familial dilated: An inherited form of heart muscle disease where the heart ventricles become dilated which affects the hearts ability to function normally.
  • Carnevale-Canun-Mendoza syndrome: A rare disorder characterized by loss of bone tissue in the wrists and ankles as well as kidney problems.
  • Carpotarsal osteochondromatosis: A rare disorder characterized by a painless swelling in the ankles and wrists which restricts their range of motion. The swelling is caused by abnormal growths on the wrist and ankle bones. The number of joints involved is variable.
  • Chromosome 18, Tetrasomy 18p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of short arm of chromosome 18 instead of the normal two which results in various genital, kidney, digital, head and face abnormalities.
  • Chronic constrictive pericarditis:
  • Circulation symptoms: Symptoms affecting the circulatory system
  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency: An immunodeficiency disorder involving low blood gamma globulin levels which results in an increased susceptibility to infections. The condition may be inherited or can be caused by certain drugs (levamisole, hydantoin and carbamazepine).
  • Common peroneal nerve dysfunction: A condition resulting from damage to the peroneal nerve which branches from the sciatic nerve and allows for movement and sensation in the lower legs and feet. Damage to the nerve can be caused by knee injury or trauma, lower leg bone fracture, constriction of the lower leg or even persistent crossing of the legs.
  • Cor pulmonale: Right ventricular enlargement and failure caused by pulmonary hypertension.
  • Dana syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual degeneration of the white matter of the spinal cord and pernicious anemia. Various neurological symptoms can result.
  • Decreased ankle and knee reflexes: deep tendon reflexes are tonic contraction of the muscles in response to a stretching force, due to stimulation of muscle proprioceptors. Also called myotatic reflex, these may decrease in certain conditions
  • Eclampsia: serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised by high blood pressure and convulsions
  • Edema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 2: Abnormalities in the ends of a number of bones resulting in the early onset of osteoarthrosis and joint pain. It is caused by a defect in the COL9A2 gene.
  • Erythema nodosum: Allergic skin condition usually on the legs
  • Fairbank disease: A rare inherited disorder that affects the secondary growth centers of bones usually in the hips, knees and ankles and results in mild dwarfism.
  • Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: A rare inherited heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility. The heart becomes unable to pump sufficient blood around the body.
  • Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension: Familial pulmonary arterial hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the arteries that carry blood to the lungs. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. The condition occurs in a familial pattern i.e. tends to run in families.
  • Familial renal cell carcinoma: A genetic form of kidney cancer that develops in the lining of the tubules in the kidney and tends to run in families.
  • Fluid retention: A condition where a person retains fluid usually causing oedema
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Fractures: Breakage of bones
  • Glomerulonephritis: A condition which affects the kidneys and is characterized by inflammatory changes that occur in the glomeruli
  • Glomerulosclerosis: A condition which results in the fibrosis and scarring of the renal glomeruli
  • Gout: Painful joints, most commonly the big toe.
  • Gradual onset of ankle oedema:
  • Gradual onset of ankle pain: Gradual onset of ankle pain is the slow development of any type of discomfort in the ankle.
  • Heart failure: A condition which is characterized by an inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently and effectively
  • Heart symptoms: Symptoms affecting the heart
  • Hoon-Hall syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by dislocated joints and various other skeletal abnormalities.
  • Idiopathic alveolar hypoventilation syndrome: A rare condition characterized by a reduced breathing rate despite no respiratory system abnormalities. The cause of the condition is unknown.
  • Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension: A rare condition where sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries cause cyanosis, polycythemia and heart failure.
  • Intermittent ankle pain: Intermittent ankle pain is sporadic discomfort in the ankle.
  • Intermittent ankle pain on both sides: Intermittent ankle pain on both sides refers to sporadic discomfort in both sides of the ankle.
  • Intermittent ankle pain on one side: Intermittent ankle pain on one side is sporadic discomfort in one side of the ankle.
  • Interstitial nephritis: Any primary or secondary condition which affects the renal interstitial tissue
  • Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome: A rare, inherited disorder characterized by thickening of nails, white patches on mouth and anus(leukoplakia) and thickened hard skin on soles and palms.
  • Joint injury -- ankle: An injury to the ankle which is the joint between the foot and lower leg. Severity of symptoms varies depending on the type and severity of the injury and often the primary symptom is pain. An ankle injury can involve damage to the bones, ligaments or other tissues of the joint. The injury may be acute (e.g. trauma) or chronic (e.g. overuse).
  • Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
  • Kidney disease-Induced Hypertension: High blood pressure that results from kidney disease. Kidney diseases can cause changes to the rennin-aldosterone system which can result in high blood pressure by affecting the amount of water and salt retained within the body.
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Left ventricle-aorta tunnel: An abnormal opening that connects the left ventricle and the ascending aorta
  • Leg Swelling: Swelling of one or both legs
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Limb transversal defect -- cardiac anomaly: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by heart anomaly and leg and hand malformations involving missing bones.
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Malleolar bleeding: Bleeding from the ankle bone area.
  • Malleolar blister: Small fluid filled lesions found on the skin covering the ankle bones.
  • Malleolar deformity: Abnormality or deformity of the ankle joint which is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia and fibula.
  • Malleolar infection: Infection of the ankle bones.
  • Malleolar inflammation: Inflammation of the ankle bones.
  • Malleolar redness: Redness of the ankle bones.
  • Malleolar stiffness: Stiffness of the ankle joint in the foot. The ankle joint is a synovial hinge joint that connects the distal ends of the tibia( known as the malleolus) and fibula. Most traumatic events involving the ankle result in ankle sprains.
  • Malleolar ulcer: Break in continuity of the skin lining the ankle bones.
  • Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness with cardiomyopathy: A rare inherited disorder characterized by deafness, heart muscle disease and diabetes.
  • Megalocytic interstitial nephritis: A rare form of chronic kidney disease where the kidney is inflamed. The body's own immune system may be involved in the inflammation.
  • Meige's lymphedema: A rare inherited condition where tissue swelling (mainly involving the legs) occurs because of blockage of lymphatic drainage system. Onset is after 35 years.
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Myopathy with lactic acidosis and sideroblastic anemia: A rare disorder of the bone marrow and skeletal muscles which manifests as muscle disease and anemia. Progressive intolerance to exercise usually starts during childhood with anemia occurring around adolescence.
  • Nephrotic syndrome: A condition involving excess loss of protein in the urine, reduced albumin levels in the blood and swelling.
  • Nerve entrapment: Compression of a nerve that becomes trapped in a confined space due to any cause e.g. trauma, inflammation or a disease process. This usually occurs near joints. The resulting pressure on the nerve can be very painful and if left untreated can result in damage to the nerve and eventually muscle weakness and wasting. Conditions such as bone spurs, joint swelling due to injury, cysts and trauma can result in nerve entrapment. The exact symptoms will depend on which nerve is trapped and the duration and severity of the entrapment.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurodermatitis: Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from persistently rubbing or scratching an area of skin.
  • Nonne-Milroy disease: A rare form of lymphedema (dilation of the lymphatic system) which is present at birth and causes enlargement of various parts of the body.
  • Numbness of both ankles: Numbness of both ankles is the loss or reduction of sensation in both ankles.
  • Numbness of one ankle: Numbness of one ankle is the loss or reduction of sensation of an ankle.
  • Osteoarthritis: A form of degenerative arthritis due to chronic degeneration
  • POEMS: A very rare disorder that has widespread effects on the body: P -- polyneuropathy, O -- organopathy, E -- endocrinopathy, M -- monoclonal gammopathy and S -- skin changes.
  • POEMS syndrome: A very rare disorder that has widespread effects on the body: P - polyneuropathy, O - organopathy, E - endocrinopathy, M - monoclonal gammopathy, S - skin changes.
  • Pes planus: A collapse of the arch of the foot, leading to a flattening of the feet.
  • Posterior tibial tendon rupture: Rupture of the tendon at the bottom of the foot that helps maintain the foot arch. Some people are more prone to this condition than others - e.g. those who are over weight or have a history of flat feet. The pain usually begins on the inside of the foot behind the ankle.
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension: Primary pulmonary hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the arteries that carry blood to the lungs for no apparent reason. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low.
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension -- Dexfenfluramine-associated: Dexfenfluramine-associated primary pulmonary hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the lungs as a result of using a diet drug called Dexfenfluramine. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. Only certain people with a particular genetic anomaly will develop this condition when using the diet drug.
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension -- Fenfluramine-associated: Fenfluramine-associated primary pulmonary hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the lungs as a result of using a diet drug called Fenfluramine. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. Only certain people with a particular genetic anomaly will develop this condition when using the diet drug.
  • Pulmonary branches stenosis: A very rare disorder where the pulmonary branches are narrower than normal. The severity of symptoms depends on the degree of narrowing.
  • Pulmonary edema: A condition which is characterized by engorgement of the pulmonary vessels and transudation of fluid into the alveoli
  • Pulmonary hypertension: The occurrence of hypertension the blood vessels of the lungs
  • Pulmonary hypoxic hypertension: Pulmonary hypoxic hypertension is characterized by high blood pressure and low oxygen levels that result from constriction of the blood vessels leading to the lungs.
  • Pulmonary thromboembolic hypertension: Pulmonary thromboembolic hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the blood vessels that carry blood to the lungs due to a blood clot in one of these blood vessels. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low.
  • Reiterís syndrome: A form of reactive arthritis characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis and skin lesions.
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma 2: A genetic form of kidney cancer.
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma 3: A dominantly inherited form of kidney cancer which is linked to chromosome 5q.
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma 4: A genetic form of kidney cancer.
  • Renal cancer, familial: A genetic form of kidney cancer that tends to run in families.
  • Renal cell carcinoma, papillary, familial: A type of kidney tumor inherited in a familial manner and characterized by the development of finger-like projections in at least some of the tumor.
  • Renal cell carcinoma, papillary, hereditary: A type of kidney tumor characterized by the development of finger-like projections in at least some of the tumor. The cancer can occur in a sporadic manner as well as a familial manner.
  • Renal cell carcinoma, papillary, sporadic: A type of kidney tumor characterized by the development of finger-like projections in at least some of the tumor. The cancer can occur in a sporadic manner as well as a familial manner.
  • Rheumatic fever: An inflammatory disorder that can occur as a complication of untreated streptococcal bacterial infection such as strep throat or scarlet fever. The condition may affect the brain, skin, heart and joints.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis: An autoimmune inflammatory condition which primarily affects the joints
  • Riley Shwachman syndrome: A rare condition involving bone changes and exaggerated reflexes.
  • Ruptured achilles tendon: Rupture (break) in the achilles tendon
  • Secondary pulmonary hypertension: Secondary pulmonary hypertension refers to high blood pressure in the arteries that carry blood to the lungs. Blood pressure in other parts of the body is normal or sometimes even low. The condition may be caused by such things as lung conditions (e.g. emphysema, chronic bronchitis), heart conditions (e.g. congestive heart failure, birth defects involving heart), AIDS or medications such as fenfluramine (a diet drug).
  • Severe water retention:
  • 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.
  • Singh-Williams-McAlister, syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by the resorption of certain bones (ankles, knees and wrists). Swelling an pain also occur in the affected bones.
  • Sjogren-Larsson syndrome: A rare inherited neurological and skin disorder characterized by mental retardation, spastic paraplegia and thickened scaly skin (ichthyosis). The condition involves a deficiency of fatty alcohol oxidoreductase which causes an accumulation of long-chain fatty alcohols.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Spastic paraplegia 19, autosomal dominant: A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by progressive spasticity and weakness of the lower legs. The condition is generally slow progressing with wheelchair confinement occurring only rarely.
  • Spastic paraplegia 33, autosomal dominant: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive stiffness and increased reflexes in the leg muscles.
  • Sports related ankle injuries: Ankle injuries are the most common injuries incurred during sports and recreational activities. They are particularly common in sportssuch asbasketball, soccer, volleyball, or other activities performed on uneven surfaces.
  • Sprain: an injury which occurs to ligaments caused by a sudden overstretching.
  • Sprained twisted ankle following jogging: A sprained ankle or twisted ankle as it is sometimes known is a common cause of ankle pain. A sprain is stretching and or tearing of ligament. The most common is an inversion sprain.
  • Subpulmonary stenosis: A narrowing in the artery that allows blood to flow from the right heart ventricle to the lungs in order to be oxygenated. Severity of symptoms is determined by the degree of narrowing.
  • Sudden onset of ankle clonus: Sudden onset of ankle clonus is the rapid development of involuntary ankle muscle contractions and relaxations when trying to keep those muscles stretched.
  • Sudden onset of ankle oedema:
  • Sudden onset of ankle pain: Sudden onset of ankle pain refers to the rapid development of ankle discomfort.
  • Sudden onset of ankle paraesthesia: Sudden onset of ankle paraesthesia is the rapid development of abnormal sensations, such as burning, tingling or numbness, in the ankle.
  • Sudden onset of ankle swelling due to cardiac etiology: Sudden onset of ankle swelling due to cardiac etiology refers to a condition in which there is a rapid development of ankle swelling or puffiness due to a disease, disorder, or condition of the heart.
  • Sudden onset of sinus tarsi syndrome:
  • Swelling of both ankles: Swelling of both ankles refers to puffiness or enlargement of the ankles.
  • Swelling of one ankle: Swelling of one ankle is puffiness or enlargement of one ankle.
  • Swelling of the ankles: inflammatory lesions of the knee
  • Swelling of the ankles as in case of cirrhosis: inflammatory lesions of the knee
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Swollen ankles similar as in pulmonary hypertension: alteration in the hydrostatic pressure leads to leakage of interstial fluids hence causing ankle edema
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Talo-patello-scaphoid osteolysis, synovitis, and short fourth metacarpals: A rare condition characterized mainly by the loss of bone in the knee, ankle and wrist joints.
  • Tarsal Fusion: A medical term for the abnormal fusion of two or more tarsal bones to make a single bone. The tarsal bones are the bones that make up the hindfoot.
  • Tarsal Synostosis: A medical term for the abnormal fusion of two or more tarsal bones to make a single bone. The tarsal bones are the bones that make up the hindfoot.
  • Varicose veins: Appearance of veins in the skin
  • Verloes-David Syndrome: An inherited condition characterised by shortness of stature and multiple skeletal abnormalities.
  • Wright Dyck syndrome: A condition characterised by a sensory neuropathy associated with deafness and dementia
  • Wright dick syndrome: A rare, dominantly inherited syndrome characterized mainly by sensory nerve impairment and dementia.
  • Yellow nail syndrome: A rare nail condition characterized by thickened yellow nails as well as swelling of parts of the body due to lymphatic drainage problems resulting from blocked or damaged lymphatic system.
  • Yersiniosis: A condition which is characterized by infectious diarrhea, enteritis, ileitis and occasionally septicaemia

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