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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery


Leg Disorders

(Jump to: Anatomy | General Information | Injuries | Pain | Surgery

Specific Leg Disorders: Bowed Legs | Limb Length Discrepancy | Meralgia Paresthetica | Shin Splints )

Anatomy of the Leg
Leg Skeletal Anatomy:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


General Information About Leg Disorders
Leg Problems, Self-Care Flowchart:American Academy of Family Physicians
Leg Injuries and Disorders:MedlinePlus


Leg Pain
Leg Pain:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
See also Meralgia Paresthetica
See also Cardiovascular System, Claudication


Leg Injuries
Leg Fractures
Shinbone (Tibia) Fracture:AAOS
Fractures of the Proximal Tibia:AAOS
Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture:AAOS
Other Leg Injuries
Hamstring Muscle Injuries:AAOS
Muscle Strains in the Thigh:AAOS


Bowed Legs
Bowed Legs:AAOS
Bow Legs and Knock Knees:UCSF Children's Hospital


Limb Length Discrepancy
Limb Length Discrepancy:AAOS


Meralgia Paresthetica
Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia Paresthetica):AAOS
Meralgia Paresthetica:UCLA Neurosurgery


Shin Splints
Shin Splints:AAOS


Leg Surgery
Leg Lengthening/Shortening:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


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