Leg Weakness In A Professional Diver - Page #2

Broad Differential Diagnosis:
The differential diagnosis included predominantly neuronal and muscular etiologies such as a femoral neuropathy, lumbosacral radiculopathy or plexopathy, or a quadriceps muscle / tendon injury that would have developed secondary to her prolonged hip flexion during her vaginal delivery. Her symptoms are less likely caused by an inflammatory myopathy such as a polymyositis or inclusion body myositis given the proximal muscle involvement.

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