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32 Possible Causes for Claw Hand Deformity, Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    Abstract Surgery of the longstanding untreated muscular torticollis in adults is limited to some complex cases because of its poor results. In this article, we are reporting a case of an idiopathic torticollis complicated with both vertebral artery compression and brachial plexus neuropathy due to fibrous bands of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The toe looks like a claw. Symptoms Claw hand Claw hand is a condition that causes curved or bent fingers. This makes the hand appear like the claw of an animal.[mountsinai.org] At the six-month follow-up examination, the patient experienced relief from numbness and improvement in thenar muscle atrophy was noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] muscle atrophy may occur Applies To Median nerve entrapment Partial thenar atrophy ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 354.0 :[icd9data.com]

  • Ulnar Neuropathy

    Besides, ulnar neuropathy, the most frequently-occurring neuropathy in leprosy, may result in the classic hand deformity (claw hand) often associated with this disease.[scielo.br] Guyon's Canal Syndrome symptoms include: Muscular atrophy - Primarily the hypothenar muscles and interossei with muscle sparing of the thenar group: weakened finger abduction[physio-pedia.com] […] grip Muscle wasting in the hand Claw-like deformity of the hand If you have any of these symptoms, your doctor may be able to diagnose cubital tunnel syndrome by physical[webmd.com]

  • Cervical Nerve Root Avulsion

    (Pump Bump) 282 Hallux Valgus (Bunions) 284 Hammer/Claw/Mallet Toe 286 Hamstring Strain 288 Hand Infection 290 Heel Pain: Heel Fat Pad Syndrome, Lateral Plantar Nerve Entrapment[euro-libris.ro] Disease 268 Glenohumeral Dislocation, Anterior 270 Glenohumeral Dislocation, Posterior 272 Glenoid Labral Tears/SLAP Lesions 274 Gout 276 Greenstick Fracture 280 Haglund’s Deformity[euro-libris.ro]

  • Mild Mononeuropathy of the Median Nerve

    These deformities are a result of progressive weakness and atrophy of intrinsic foot muscles. A similar claw-like deformity may be observed in the hand.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Thenar muscle atrophy ( chronic injury ) Recurrent branch of median nerve : Innervates muscles of the thenar eminence Damaged with lacerations of the radial-sided wrist and[amboss.com] When very advanced muscle involvement occurs, then the intrinsic muscles of the hand for the fingers are affected resulting in deformities of the fingers called “Clawing of[icd10orthocoder.com]

  • Mononeuritis

    These deformities are a result of progressive weakness and atrophy of intrinsic foot muscles. A similar claw-like deformity may be observed in the hand.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Impairment of sensation in the distribution of the median nerve and thenar muscle atrophy may occur.[icd9data.com] Pes cavus, characterized by high arches and hammer toes and the clawfoot deformity, are typical foot deformities in hereditary polyneuropathies with childhood onset.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

    Proximal as well as distal lesions lead to claw hand deformity ! References: [2] [1] Diagnostics Treatment[amboss.com] Guyon's Canal Syndrome symptoms include: Muscular atrophy - Primarily the hypothenar muscles and interossei with muscle sparing of the thenar group: weakened finger abduction[physio-pedia.com] […] of muscles, mainly the hypothenar and interossei with sparing of the thenar muscles Weak finger abduction and adduction movement (interossei) Weak thumb adduction movement[symptoma.com]

  • Distal Sensory Loss (all Modalities)

    These deformities are a result of progressive weakness and atrophy of intrinsic foot muscles. A similar claw-like deformity may be observed in the hand.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] weakness Thenar muscle atrophy Knee pain Ankle weakness Thenar muscle weakness Postural tremor Hand muscle atrophy Spinal muscular atrophy Hip pain First dorsal interossei[mendelian.co] This is followed by progressive weakness and atrophy of thenar and first dorsal interosseus muscles; hypothenar eminence is spared until later in the course of illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Non-Syndromic Tibial Hemimelia

    . // Reactions Weekly; 10/6/2012, Issue 1422, p33 The article describes the case of a 6-year-old girl who developed claw hand deformity following vaccination with measles[connection.ebscohost.com] A fetal akinesia sequence (FAS) Camptodactyly • Fetal club hand deformity pre-axial polydactyly: post-axial polydactyly: central polydactyly Ectrodactyly Ectrodactyly (split[es.slideshare.net] […] with an intact functioning opponens pollicis and flexor pollicis longus muscles with bilateral thenar atrophy due to its rarity.[connection.ebscohost.com]

  • Radial Ray Hypoplasia - Choanal Atresia Syndrome

    Besides microphthalmia/anophthalmia, there can be syndactyly, oligo or polydactyly synostosis/absence of the metatarsals, fused toes, split hand, lobster-claw hand deformity[bredagenetics.com] Radiographs of the hands were normal apart from soft tissue atrophy of both thenar muscles. The metacarpal index was normal.[docslide.us]

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