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Glossary for Leg paresthesia

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  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Amyloidosis: A disease characterized by the accumulation of insoluble amyloid protein in tissues and organs which in turn affects the functioning of these tissues and organs.
  • Arachnoid Cysts: A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord and brain. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the cyst.
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Basilar artery migraine: Basilar migraine (BM), also known as Bickerstaff syndrome, consists of headache accompanied by dizziness, ataxia, tinnitus, decreased hearing, nausea and vomiting, dysarthria, diplopia, loss of balance, bilateral paresthesias or paresis, altered consciousness, syncope, and sometimes loss of consciousness.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Broken foot: Fracture of one or more foot bones
  • Broken leg: Fracture of a bone in the upper or lower leg
  • Broken toe: Fracture of a bone in a toe
  • Buerger's disease: Buergers's disease is a recurring inflammation and thrombosis (clotting) of small and medium arteries and veins of the hands and feet
  • Burning feet: Burning sensation in one or both feet.
  • Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
  • Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders: A group of blood cancers where excessive numbers of blood cells are made by overactive or cancerous bone marrow. The number of excess blood cells tends to grow slowly. Examples of such disorders includes chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia. The symptoms are determined by which particular blood cancer is involved.
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy: A rare disorder involving swelling of nerve roots and destruction of the protective layer around nerves. Severe symptoms can take up to a year or more to develop.
  • Chronic necrotizing vasculitis: Inflammation and destruction of blood vessel walls which leads to death of associated tissue. Symptoms are determined by the extent and location of the blood vessel inflammation. The inflammation possibly has autoimmune origins. It can occur in condition such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and scleroderma.
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • 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.
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Diabetic neuropathy: nerve damage which maybe motor, sensory and autonomic
  • Disc prolapse: A misaligned or "slipped" disc in the spine.
  • Fabry disease: Genetic fat storage disorder
  • Foot paresthesia: Foot tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Haim-Munk syndrome: A rare inherited disorder involving red, thickened patches of skin on the palms and soles, skin infections and nail and teeth abnormalities.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hereditary amyloidosis: An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the amyloid deposits.
  • Horseshoe Crab poisoning: The Asiatic horseshoe crab is eaten mainly in parts of Asia. Various parts of the crab become toxic during the reproductive season - flesh, unlaid green eggs and viscera. Poisoning most often occurs in Thailand. Eating the crabs should be avoided during reproductive season as poisoning can readily result in death.
  • Hyperventilation: Abnormally fast and deep breathing.
  • Hypocalcemia: Low blood calcium levels
  • Hypocalcemia, autosomal dominant: A dominantly inherited disorder of phosphate and calcium metabolism which results in low blood calcium levels. The severity of the condition is highly variable with some patients being asymptomatic.
  • Hypoparathyroidism: causesd by lack of PTH
  • Hypoparathyroidism familial isolated: A rare familial condition involving low levels of parathyroid hormone which upsets the body's ability to regulate calcium and phosphate. The severity of symptoms is determined by the how low the parathyroid hormone level is.
  • Hypopigmented lesions in children: Hypopigmented lesions in children refers are sores or ulcers that are colorless or have lost color in a child.
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Intervertebral disc disease: Degenerative changes in the discs located between vertebrae. The severity of the disorder is variable.
  • Keratosis palmoplantaris -- periodontopathia -- onychogryposis: A rare syndrome characterized by gum disease, nail and skin problems and various other anomalies.
  • Knee paresthesia/ tingling: A loss of sensation located at or around the knee
  • Leg conditions: Conditions that affect ones leg
  • Leg pain: Pain affecting the leg
  • Leg paresthesia: Leg tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 1: Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Typical symptoms are any kind of tingling, numbness, burning sensations, "pins-and-needles" or other types of sensory changes in various parts of the body. Researchers have discovered that some forms of multiple sclerosis are linked to a genetic defect. Type 1 is linked to a defect on chromosome 6p21.3.
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 2: Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Typical symptoms are any kind of tingling, numbness, burning sensations, "pins-and-needles" or other types of sensory changes in various parts of the body. Researchers have discovered that some forms of multiple sclerosis are linked to a genetic defect. Type 2 is linked to a defect on chromosome 10p15.1.
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 3: Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Typical symptoms are any kind of tingling, numbness, burning sensations, "pins-and-needles" or other types of sensory changes in various parts of the body. Researchers have discovered that some forms of multiple sclerosis are linked to a genetic defect. Type 3 is linked to a defect on chromosome 5p13.2.
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Susceptibility To, 4: Multiple sclerosis is a nerve or spinal cord disease that causes random damage to parts of the nervous system. The result is a diverse range of possible symptoms depending on which parts of the cord are damaged, and how often the inflammation reoccurs. Typical symptoms are any kind of tingling, numbness, burning sensations, "pins-and-needles" or other types of sensory changes in various parts of the body. Researchers have discovered that some forms of multiple sclerosis are linked to a genetic defect. Type 4 is linked to a defect on chromosome 1p36.
  • Multiple myeloma: A rare malignant cancer that occurs in the bone marrow. More common in skull, spine, rib cage, pelvis and legs.
  • Myelitis: Spinal cord inflammation.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Neuropathy -- ataxia -- retinitis pigmentosa: A rare inherited disorder where defects in the energy producing part of cells affects the nervous system and causes symptoms such as muscle and vision problems. Severity and rang of symptoms are variable.
  • Neuropathy ataxia and retinis pigmentosa: A rare inherited disorder where defects in the energy producing part of cells affects the nervous system and causes symptoms such as muscle and vision problems. Severity and rang of symptoms are variable.
  • Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning: Rare food poisoning from eating contaminated shellfish
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy: A group of diseases progressive degeneration occurs in a particular area of the brain (olivopontocerebellar area) which results in various neurological symptoms.
  • 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.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Paragonimiases -- lung infection: Infection by a parasitic worm, Paragonimus westermani, which are a type of lung fluke which invade the lungs and other organs where they cause problems. Infection occurs through eating freshwater crabs and crayfish which have not been cooked sufficiently.
  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning: Rare food poisoning from eating contaminated shellfish
  • Paresthesias: Tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
  • Peripheral neuropathy: Any loss in the function of the peripheral nervous system
  • Polyarteritis nodosa: A serious blood vessel disease where small and medium-sized arteries become swollen and damaged and are unable to adequately supply oxygenated blood to various tissues in the body. The disease can occur in a mild form or a serious, rapidly fatal form.
  • Polyneuritis: Widespared inflammation of nerves
  • Porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria: An inherited disorder that affects the nervous system and sometimes the skin. It occurs when a metabolic disorder results in excessive production of coproporphyrins which accumulate in body tissues and is excreted in large amounts.
  • Pyridoxine deficiency: Deficiency of vitamin B6 which has many uses in the body.
  • Renal failure: A condition characterized by a failure of the kidney to excrete toxic metabolites from the body
  • Restless Legs Syndrome: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 1: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 1 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 12q12-q21.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 2: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 2 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 14q13-q31.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 3: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 3 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 9p24-p22.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 4: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 4 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 2q33.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 5: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 5 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 20p13.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 6: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 6 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 6p21.
  • Restless Legs Syndrome, Susceptibility To, 7: A neurological disorder where legs develop and crawling, aching skin sensation which is relived by moving the legs. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at night. Type 7 refers to an increased susceptibility to the condition which is caused by a defect in chromosome 2p14.
  • Sarcoidosis: Rare autoimmune disease usually affecting the lungs.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Shin paresthesia/ tingling: A loss of sensation located at or around the shin.
  • Sjogren's Syndrome: Autoimmune disease damaging the eye tear ducts and other glands.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Smoking Cessation:
  • Sole paresthesia's/ tingling: A loss of sensation located at or around the sole region of the foot.
  • Spinal Cord Disorders: Any condition that affects the spinal cord
  • Spinal conditions: Any condition that affects the spine
  • Spinal fracture: A fracture of one or multiple bony vertebrae
  • Spinal intradural arachnoid cysts: A rare disorder involving a fluid-filled cysts on the arachnoid membrane which is one of the thin layers of tissue that form a membrane which covers the spinal cord. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the size and location of the cyst.
  • Spondylitis: Inflammation of the synovial joints of the backbone.
  • Sports Injuries: Any condition that has resulted from injury to a part of the body due to participation in a sporting activity
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord: Gradual spinal cord degeneration
  • Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome: A pinched nerve in the lower ankle area (posterior tibial nerve) which results in foot pain.
  • Tetany: Involuntary cramps of the muscles caused by low blood calcium levels.
  • Thalidomide -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thalidomide during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
  • Tingling in Both Feet: Abnormal sensation of tingling ("pins and needles") occurring in both feet
  • Tingling in one foot: Abnormal sensation of tingling ("pins and needles") occurring in one foot
  • Tingling skin: The occurrence of the sensation of tingling which occurs in the skin
  • Tingling toe: Tingling or pins-and-needles in the toes
  • Toe paresthesia: Toe tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
  • Transverse myelitis: Inflammation of the spinal cord which results in various neurological and muscle symptoms. The inflammation can occur for no obvious reason or may result from a virus, bacterial infection, autoimmune disease or vaccination. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and degree of inflammation.
  • Vitamin B6 -- adverse effects: Regular use of large doses of vitamin B6 supplements can cause adverse effects.

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