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145 Possible Causes for Arthralgia, Progressive Contractures, Stiffness of the Shoulder

  • Arthritis

    Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com] The characteristics present are chronic synovitis, arthralgia, impaired joint mobility in at least one joint, and erosion with destruction of cartilage and subchondral bone[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A condition involving tendons, muscles, ligaments, and tissues around the joint that causes pain, aching, and morning stiffness in the shoulders, hips, neck, and lower back[web.archive.org]

  • Osteoarthritis

    Another characteristic symptom of the disease is the progressive incapacity of the joint to function, leading – in the long run – to loss of mobility.[oafifoundation.com] (Redirected from Joint pain ) Arthralgia (from Greek arthro-, joint -algos, pain) literally means joint pain. [1] [2] Specifically, arthralgia is a symptom of injury, infection[en.wikipedia.org] Physical examination demonstrated painful limitations in shoulder elevation and internal/external rotation movements, stiffness with testing using accessory glides, and rotator[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bursitis

    728.19 Other Polymyositis ossificans 728.2 Muscular wasting and disuse atrophy, not elsewhere classified Amyotrophia NOS Myofibrosis Excludes: neuralgic amyotrophy (353.5) progressive[drdegroot.com] We must, therefore, include bursitis as a possible diagnosis in patients complaining of arthralgia duruing long-term hemodialysis.[ci.nii.ac.jp] “You don’t want to get a stiff shoulder, but you don’t want to overstretch it either.”[prevention.com]

  • Polyarthritis

    The characteristic rapid progression of palmar contracture is a key finding that suggests the potential existence of a malignancy. [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free full text[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although bisphosphonates are safety drugs, they have numerous side-effects such as arthralgia, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein, gastrointestinal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He also complained of shoulders, hips and knees pain with morning stiffness lasting 45 minutes.[ard.bmj.com]

  • Pseudogout

    Signs: Pseudo-Rheumatoid (5% of CPPD Deposition Disease) Symmetric Polyarthritis with low grade inflammation Synovial thickening Flexion contractures Morning Stiffness Fatigue[fpnotebook.com] In this case, a 56-year-old caucasian male presented with right sided preauricular swelling, temporomandibular joint arthralgia and restricted mouth opening; he developed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It causes longer-term damage to joints, with pain and stiffness. Knees, hips, shoulders and wrists are most often affected.[patient.info]

  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Arthropathy

    Signs: Pseudo-Rheumatoid (5% of CPPD Deposition Disease) Symmetric Polyarthritis with low grade inflammation Synovial thickening Flexion contractures Morning Stiffness Fatigue[fpnotebook.com] In addition, induction of transient arthralgias in some patients is a well-recognized adverse effect of MTX [ 18 ], which could have further obscured a potential beneficial[arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com] The most frequently reported adverse effects are diarrhea, back pain, headaches, and arthralgias.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Melorheostosis

    Melorheostosis often is disabling because of progressive contracture of the joint and soft tissue involved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pain is the major symptom, and stiffness and deformity may result. Usually only one limb and the nearest hip or shoulder are affected.[britannica.com] Progressive disorder Melorheostosis.[learningradiology.com]

  • Neurogenic Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Arthrogryposis ( multiplex congenita ) is a clinical or imaging descriptor that denotes congenital non-progressive joint contractures involving two or more body regions.[radiopaedia.org] […] asymmetry Round face Oligohydramnios Hemiplegia/hemiparesis Abnormality of the hip bone Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the radius Maternal diabetes Abnormality of the lower limb Fatigue Arthralgia[mendelian.co] shoulders 0009742 Trismus Lockjaw 0000211 Ulnar deviation of the hand or of fingers of the hand 0001193 Showing of 30 Last updated: 6/1/2019 Making a diagnosis for a genetic[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Erosion of the articular cartilage, together with ligamentous changes, result in deformity and contractures. As the disease progresses, pain and deformity increase.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] It can cause arthralgias and weakness in intrinsic muscles of the hand.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) This condition causes pain and stiffness of the shoulders and thighs and tends to occur in people over 65 years of age.[nras.org.uk]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    […] to flexion contracture of the hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sweet’s Syndrome  Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis  Associated with leukemia  Acute tender red nodules or plaques  Fever, arthralgia, oral lesions, eye involvement[slideshare.net] […] in the hip and shoulder girdles, often with high erythrocyte sedimentation rate blood test Endocrine disorders (code 259.9), including: Cushing’s syndrome, adrenal hyperactivity[hcpro.com]

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