Leg

The legs are the lower limbs of the body. Leg symptoms include leg pain, leg rash, leg weakness, leg tingling, walking symptoms, balance symptoms, and many other symptoms. Leg symptoms of the various parts of the leg include: foot symptoms, ankle symptoms, shin symptoms, calf symptoms, knee symptoms, thigh symptoms, hip symptoms, and many other types. Leg disorders include leg injury, strains, sprains, leg fractures, gait disorders, and the more specific disorders of various parts of the leg: foot disorders, ankle disorders, knee disorders, shin disorders, calf disorders, knee disorders, thigh disorders, hip disorders, etc.

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Leg: The inferior part of the lower extremity between the Knee and the Ankle.1

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Leg: One of the two lower extremities in humans used for locomotion and support.2

Categories for Leg

Category of Leg:

  • Lower Extremity Part
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  • Leg Disorders: Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, falling, or having an accident can6 ...

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  • Leg injury: Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, falling, or having an accident can7 ...

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  • Strain: Sprains and Strains: A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament, the band of connective tissues that joins the end of one bone with another. Sprains are caused8 ...

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  • Sprain: Sprains and Strains: A sprain is a stretch or tear of a ligament, the band of connective tissues that joins the end of one bone with another. Sprains are caused9 ...

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  • Foot Disorders: Each step you take involves a complex network of bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This, combined with all of the weight they carry, explains why feet can have problems. To10 ...

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. ibid.
  4. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ leginjuriesanddisorders.html
  5. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ walkingproblems.html
  6. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ leginjuriesanddisorders.html
  7. ibid.
  8. Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Sports_Injuries/ default.asp
  9. ibid.
  10. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ foothealth.html

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