Disease Information for Sciatica

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Buttock Pain
Lower leg pain/unilateral
Thigh pain
Thigh Pain Worse with Cough
Unilateral Leg Weakness
Sciatica
Sciatica/normal straight-leg raise
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Back pain/low unilateral
Back pain/radiating back of leg/unilateral
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Low back pain radiating posterior thighs
Sacrum area back pain
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Sciatic neuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Definition

A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the L4, L5, S1 or S2 SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.

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