Disease Information for Sciatic neuropathy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Buttock Pain
Leg cramps,nocturnal
Leg/lower extremity pains
Lower leg pain/unilateral
Ankle reflexes absent
Lateral feet loss/sensation
Leg pains, lightning
Muscle atrophy lower extremities/Bilateral
Neuropathic Epicritic Pain
Numbness/dysesthesia one leg
Sciatica
Sciatica/normal straight-leg raise
Sensory defects/lower extremities
Steppage gait
Transient limb paralysis/palsy
Weak dorsiflexion/great toe/unilateral
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Back pain/radiating back of leg/unilateral
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Lateral Foot Pain
Low Back Pain
Sacrum area back pain
Chronic Pain Symptoms
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Nerve Conduction Study Abnormal ENG
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Unilateral effects
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Definition

Disease or damage involving the SCIATIC NERVE, which divides into the PERONEAL NERVE and TIBIAL NERVE (see also PERONEAL NEUROPATHIES and TIBIAL NEUROPATHY); Clinical manifestations may include SCIATICA or pain localized to the hip, PARESIS or PARALYSIS of posterior thigh muscles and muscles innervated by the peroneal and tibial nerves, and sensory loss involving the lateral and posterior thigh, posterior and lateral leg, and sole of the foot; The sciatic nerve may be affected by LS DDD, trauma; ISCHEMIA; COLLAGEN DISEASES; and other conditions---(From Adams et al, Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1363)---------------

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