Below knee amputation (right)

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What is below knee amputation (right)?

A below-the-knee amputation (BKA) is the surgical removal of the leg at or above the knee. Reasons for an BKA 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 below knee amputation (right)

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with below knee amputation (right)

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Compare treatments taken by people with below knee amputation (right)

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Who has below knee amputation (right) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 5
40s 15
50s 14
60s 8
70+ 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 21
Female 27

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