Above knee amputation (left)

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What is above knee amputation (left)?

An above-the-knee amputation (AKA) is the surgical removal of the leg above the knee. Reasons for an AKA include poor blood flow which cannot be corrected resulting in tissue loss or extreme pain, severe infection, trauma or injury, tumor or congenital disorder.

Common symptoms reported by people with above knee amputation (left)

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Treatments taken by people with above knee amputation (left)

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Who has above knee amputation (left) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 4
40s 6
50s 5
60s 8
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

48% Female
52% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from above knee amputation (left) patients who have completed their condition history
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