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1,189 Possible Causes for Contractures of the Fingers

  • Dupuytren Contracture

    Symptoms The most commonly observed symptoms of Dupuytren’s contracture are lumps or nodules in the palm, difficulty in straightening the finger, and contracture of the nodules[handsurgery.com.au] The ring finger is most commonly affected by Dupuytren's contracture, followed by the little finger and then the middle finger.[web.archive.org] Facts about Dupuytren's contracture Consider the following statistics related to Dupuytren's contracture: The ring finger is the most commonly affected finger The little finger[stanfordhealthcare.org]

  • Volkmann's Contracture

    The circulatory complications of forearm fractures may be divided into three classes: A, simple swelling of the hand; B, transitory contracture of the fingers; and C, Volkmann's[journals.lww.com] Her left forearm had been compressed with an industrial roller 4 months earlier, and severe flexion contracture of the long finger and mild flexion contracture of the ring[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This leads to contracture deformities of the fingers, hand, and wrist.[healthmedicinet.com]

  • Joint Contracture

    KEYWORDS: Flexor tendon; Interphalangeal joint contracture; Proximal interphalangeal joint contracture; Pulley; Trigger finger; Ultrasonography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] joint of hand Contracture of L hand joint Contracture of left finger joint due to scar Contracture of left hand joint Contracture of R hand joint Contracture of right finger[icd9data.com] Congenital finger contracture occurs both as an isolated condition and as a familial one, although the latter is less frequent.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Congenital Contractural Arachnodactyly

    People with this condition often have permanently bent joints (contractures), like bent fingers and toes (camptodactyly).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] contractural arachnodactyly Macleod-Fraser syndrome: An inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by long thin fingers and contractures involving the knees, elbows[checkorphan.org] contractures at knees, elbows, fingers, and sometimes other joints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insect Bite

    Surgical exploration revealed segmental necrosis and contracture of the superficial and deep flexors of the fingers, requiring fasciotomy and tendon-lengthening procedures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the first report of a compartment syndrome, or a late ischaemic contracture from an insect bite in the UK.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of a previously fit and well adult who developed an ischaemic contracture of the forearm after an insect bite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hip Contracture

    Features Adjustable position locking joints Provide controlled range of motion Provides stability Conditions Wrist Contracture Hand Contracture Finger Contracture Features[centuryorthotics.com] […] their fingers.[circlehealth.co.uk] Dupuytren's contracture a flexion deformity of the fingers or toes, due to shortening, thickening, and fibrosis of the palmar or plantar fascia. ischemic contracture muscular[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

    A 56-year-old man presented with pain and stiffness in both shoulders and developed severe, rapidly progressive contractures of the fingers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Trigger Finger

    KEYWORDS: Flexor tendon; Interphalangeal joint contracture; Proximal interphalangeal joint contracture; Pulley; Trigger finger; Ultrasonography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The remaining 11 fingers (28%) had a postoperative residual positional contracture (range, 5 -10 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As such, stop (or limit) the repetitive action that's inflaming your finger if you can and maybe the pain and contracture in your finger will resolve itself.[wikihow.com]

  • Ledderhose Disease

    The disease eventually progresses to Dupuytren's contracture of the fingers, where the fingers curl or bend towards the palm and are unable to be opened or extended (see below[lakeoswegoplasticsurgery.com] Contracture is when the finger becomes permanently bent inward towards the palm of the hand.[thisisdupuytrens.com] This type does not lead to full contracture of the fingers and is probably not inherited.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Arthrogryposis Syndrome

    […] flexion, joint contractures of hands, fingers, hips, knees, ankles, feet, and toes Genitalia – cryptorchidism, inguinal hernia Life-threatening respiratory complications[arupconsult.com] Its features include arthrogrypotic finger contractures, a long, thin body habitus and ear deformities. It is autosomal dominant.[gpnotebook.co.uk] Contractures of hips, elbows, wrists, and fingers were much milder though they varied in severity among affected individuals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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