The following Conditions are related to Lower leg

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  • Diaphyseal aclasis

    Diaphyseal aclasis is a condition in which the bones in your arms and legs thin out and become deformed. It usually occurs in children, but it can also happen to adults. The condition starts early on in life, with symptoms like pain and swelling, but it can get worse over time. Diaphyseal aclasis is caused by an imbalance of calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D3 in your body. Usually this happens because you don't g  Read More

  • Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

    Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a genetic illness acquired in an autosomal dominant manner. FSHD affects skeletal muscle groups, including those of the face, shoulder girdle and lower extremities. The development of the symptoms occurs over a long period, typically in the second decade of life. The severity of the disease varies widely across the affected individuals. Men are more severely affected than women  Read More

  • Flatfoot (pes planus)

    Flatfoot (pes planus), commonly called flat feet, is a relatively common foot deformity. A flat foot is defined by the loss of the medial longitudinal arch of the foot where it contacts or nearly contacts the ground. The arch connects the forefoot and hindfoot and is formed of elastic ligaments, tendons, and fascia. Its function is to store mechanical energy within the stretched elastic ligaments during the gait cycle. A flat  Read More

  • Valgus calcaneus

    The valgus calcaneus is one of the most common foot deformities in children (problem with the shape of the foot) wherein the foot points upward and outward. In extreme cases, the top of the foot touches the front of the lower leg. Calcaneovalgus causes the baby no pain and often goes away on its own.Signs and symptoms:1. The condition is congenital, meaning your child was born with it. It may affect one or bo  Read More