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70 Possible Causes for Dysesthesia, Hand Stiffness, Progressive Contractures

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    As the disease progresses, skin and subcutaneous tissue of the fingers become stiffer, joints become immobile, and contractures develop.[clinicalgate.com] Raynaud's often is the first sign of rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory condition causing pain and stiffness in the body's joints, often including the hands and feet.[cedars-sinai.edu] By contrast, children with primary Raynaud’s may feel cold, stiffness and a “pins and needles” sensation in their hands or feet—but some may not even sense they’re having[childrenshospital.org]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Surgical release of the flexor retinaculum is indicated in cases of pronounced nocturnal pain, permanent dysesthesias and prolonged distal motor latency on electroneurography[radiopaedia.org] Melorheostosis is a rare, progressive bone disease accompanied by hyperostosis and soft tissue fibrosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keep your hands warm. arin soloway/getty images Being in a chilly room makes your hands stiff, which can lead to soreness.[prevention.com]

  • Arachnoiditis

    […] or the spinal cord with: Verification of the arachnoiditis by appropriate medically acceptable imaging or, an operative note or pathology report of tissue biopsy Severe dysesthesia[disabilitycarecenter.org] […] gait disability Occasional patients with 2nd exacerbation Contractures Other transient features: May persist in severe cases Eye: Blurred vision; Nystagmus Speech difficulties[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] […] with trouble moving or straightening the arms, hands, legs, or feet; pain deep in the hip bones or ribs; and muscle weakness.[emedicine.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Parkinson Disease 14

    contractural syndrome 2 607598 190151 Autosomal recessive ERBB4 2q34 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 19 615515 600543 Autosomal dominant ERCC1 19q13.32 Cerebrooculofacioskeletal[mnglabs.com] Typically, the tremor begins on one side of the body, usually in one hand. Tremors can also affect the arms, legs, feet, and face.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Mental retardation, autosomal dominant 11 614257 602879 EPM2A 6q24.3 Epilepsy, progressive myoclonic 2A (Lafora) 254780 607566 Autosomal recessive ERBB3 12q13.2 Lethal congenital[mnglabs.com]

  • Polyneuropathy

    CASE PRESENTATION: A 70-year-old Caucasian man developed, in the course of 3 months, polyneuropathy with unpleasant dysesthesia of lower extremities and gradually increasing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rehabilitation When the CIDP condition is under controlled, early start of exercises of neurological rehabilitation can prevent muscle atrophy and contractures.[nnjournal.net] Then, muscles may become stiff and permanently shortened (called contractures).[msdmanuals.com]

  • Barré-Liéou Syndrome

    Other symptoms may include dysesthesias of the hands and forearms (pins-and-needles sensation), corneal sensitivity, dental pain, anxiety, depression, and memory ,thinking[streetdirectory.com] It is as important to stop RSD from spreading as it is to stop it from progressing through stages 1-3.[cme.dannemiller.com] One could hypothesize that in cervical vertigo could occur when neck input became dominant over vestibular, due to neck pain or stiffness.[dizziness-and-balance.com]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    This peripheral neuropathy is characterized by distal lower extremity paresthesias, dysesthesias, and/or weakness.[spineuniverse.com] […] weakness Long thoracic 36 , 37 Shoulder range-of-motion exercises to prevent contracture Strengthen trapezius, rhomboids, and levator scapula (remaining scapular stabilizers[aafp.org] This reduces swelling and prevents stiffness. Some pain, swelling, and stiffness can be expected after surgery.[advancedreconstruction.com]

  • Ulnar Neuropathy

    All 7 patients developed symptoms of ulnar neuropathy, including paresthesias, dysesthesias, pain, weakness, and muscle atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] weakness Long thoracic 36, 37 Shoulder range-of-motion exercises to prevent contracture Strengthen trapezius, rhomboids, and levator scapula (remaining scapular stabilizers[aafp.org] However some patients may suffer from pain, infections, scarring, and nerve damage causing weakness, paralysis, or loss of sensation and stiffness in the hand and wrist area[riversideorthopedics.com]

  • Shoulder-Hand Syndrome

    Pain and dysesthesia were evoked using cotton gauze, a von Frey microfilament, and 38 C, 42 C, and 47 C heat.[doi.org] Surface neuromuscular electrical stimulation may reduce the progression of contractures in elderly stroke patients, quantified by a change in the passive range of motion [[karger.com] SHOULDER-HAND SYNDROME INTRODUCTION: Shoulder hand syndrome A condition characterized by shoulder pain, swelling, stiffness, vasomotor symptoms of arm and hand and skin edema[mobilephysiotherapyclinic.in]

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

    Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) of the face is an infrequently reported clinical pain syndrome characterized by dysesthesia, hyperalgia, hyperpathia, and allodynia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The hallmark of RSD is cold sensitivity in the presence of vasomotor and sudomotor change (abnormal skin color and sweating), which may progress to edema (swelling), contracture[piedmontpmr.com] […] syndrome because pain in the shoulder is associated with pain, swelling, and stiffness of the hand—only rarely develops in the wake of external injury.[britannica.com]

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