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15 Possible Causes for Congenital Joint Contractures - Knee Ankle Hip Elbow, Fever

  • Connective Tissue Disease

    It is akin to Marfan syndrome but with contractures of hip, knee, elbows and ankle joint and crumpled ear.[en.wikipedia.org] […] diseases have been listed below: Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis include painful breathing, shortness of breath, weakness, fatigue, chronic cough, anemia, loss of appetite and fever[symptoma.com] These include fevers, muscle and joint pain and stiffness, weakness, and many other symptoms.[medicinenet.com]

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    It is akin to Marfan syndrome but with contractures of hip, knee, elbows and ankle joint and crumpled ear.[en.wikipedia.org] In this report, we describe the case of a 73-year-old Japanese woman with MCTD who developed fever, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and was diagnosed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Herein, we present the case of a 25-year-old female who initially presented for evaluation of persistent fevers and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    Contractures (tightness) in the joints – the ankles, hips, knees and elbows – are also common. The contractures are sometimes severe and affect several joints.[mda.org.au] […] occurs for a number of reasons including but not limited to: Muscles fail to develop properly due to muscle disease (for example, congenital muscular dystrophy), maternal fever[med.uth.edu] Overview of agenda for the session Intake and Family History [ edit ] Pregnancy and medical history Maternal fever or viruses during pregnancy?[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Degenerative Disorder

    Myopathic EDS (mEDS) characterized by congenital muscle hypotonia, and/or muscle atrophy, that improves with age, Proximal joint contractures (joints of the knee, hip and[web.archive.org] Vitus dance, Sydenham's chorea chorea occurring chiefly in children and associated with rheumatic fever tarantism a nervous disorder characterized by an uncontrollable impulse[vocabulary.com] Patients often are extremely sensitive to light, irritable, have high fevers, and actually tolerate very little movement of the neck.[spineuniverse.com]

  • Arthrogryposis Syndrome

    The joints of the hands, wrists, feet, and ankles are most commonly involved although more proximal joints ( e.g ., elbow, shoulder, knee, and hip) also can be affected.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] Fetal hyperthermia Maternal fever can abruptly raise the body temperature of the fetus and affects the joints due to lack of thermoregulation during pregnancy.[patienthelp.org] Suspected causes include muscle diseases, maternal fever during pregnancy, and viruses which may damage the cells that transmit nerve impulses to the muscles.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome

    The joints of the hands, wrists, feet, and ankles are most commonly involved although more proximal joints ( e.g ., elbow, shoulder, knee, and hip) also can be affected.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] The allergic reactions they may exhibit may include muscle rigidity, breakdown of muscle fibres, high fever, increased acid levels in the blood and other tissues, and a rapid[skinsheen.com] Malignant hyperthermia may cause muscle rigidity, high fever, increased acid levels, breakdown of muscle fibers and a rapid heart rate.[craniofacialteamtexas.com]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1D

    Contractures (tightness) in the joints - the ankles, hips, knees and elbows - is also common. The contractures can sometimes be severe and affect several joints.[treat-nmd.eu] 7alpha-hydroxylase deficiency Hypercoagulability syndrome due to glycosylphosphatidylinositol deficiency Hyperdibasic aminoaciduria type 1 Hyperimmunoglobulinemia D with periodic fever[se-atlas.de] Contractures (tightness) in the joints – the ankles, hips, knees and elbows – are also common. The contractures are sometimes severe and affect several joints.[mda.org.au]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy due to LMNA Mutation

    Contractures (tightness) in the joints – the ankles, hips, knees and elbows – are also common. The contractures are sometimes severe and affect several joints.[mda.org.au] Role of18-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography in detecting acute inflammatory lesions of non-bacterial osteitis in patients with a fever of unknown origin :[ped.w3.kanazawa-u.ac.jp] Babies with congenital muscular dystrophy often appear “floppy” (this may also be described by doctors as having low muscle tone or hypotonia).[mda.org.au]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1C

    Contractures (tightness) in the joints – the ankles, hips, knees and elbows – are also common. The contractures are sometimes severe and affect several joints.[mda.org.au] 3 Familial Mediterranean Fever, Autosomal Dominant 3 Familial Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma 3 Familial Porphyria Cutanea Tarda 3 Familial Renal Hypouricemia 1 Familial Type[preventiongenetics.com] Babies with congenital muscular dystrophy often appear “floppy” (this may also be described by doctors as having low muscle tone or hypotonia).[mda.org.au]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    Myopathic EDS (mEDS) characterized by congenital muscle hypotonia, and/or muscle atrophy, that improves with age, Proximal joint contractures (joints of the knee, hip and[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Two months after surgery, the patient developed a cough, fever, and high C-reactive protein levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Do you have asthma/eczema/hay fever/rhinitis, multiple food/drug/other allergies or intolerances, itching or urticaria, or more than one autoimmune condition?[uhn.ca]

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