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19 Possible Causes for Elbow Dimples, Joint Contracture, Skin Biopsy Abnormal

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    In patients with insidious onset or without treatment, skin changes can evolve from edema to induration and peau d' orange dimpling.[medpagetoday.com] A 14-year-old boy was suspected of having a myopathy with joint contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A diagnosis of eosinophilic fasciitis was made based on the characteristic clinical appearance, peripheral blood eosinophilia and a skin biopsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] Prenatal diagnosis is usually based on the detection of diminished fetal movements and joint contractures on ultrasound.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin biopsy for the culture of fibroblasts is used for chromosome analysis.[boneandspine.com]

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] ·ses (-sēz) The permanent fixation of a joint in a contracted position. arthrogryposis multiplex congenita A rare sporadic condition characterised by joint contractures, dislocations[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Skin biopsy for the culture of fibroblasts is used for chromosome analysis.[boneandspine.com]

  • Arthrogryposis Syndrome

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] A contracture is a limitation in the range of motion of a joint … What causes it?[ibis-birthdefects.org] General laboratory studies disclosed no abnormality, extensive electromyographic investigation showed no basic defect of the motor unit, and results of muscle biopsies were[jamanetwork.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Prognathism

    Aortic aneurysm Widely spaced teeth Elbow dislocation Phimosis Sparse eyebrow Pear-shaped nose Vertebral fusion Cortical dysplasia Long fingers Prominent metopic ridge Slender[mendelian.co] Tests that may be done include: Echocardiogram of the heart Genetic testing (in some patients) MRI of the brain Skin biopsy of tumors X-rays of the bones, teeth, and skull[limamemorial.org] Symptoms Joints: Congenital multiple joint contractures Neuro: Markedly decreased fetal movement Head: Microcephaly; Holoprosencephaly Growth: Intrauterine growth retardation[findzebra.com]

  • X-Linked Congenital Lower Limb Arthrogyrposis

    Other features included dimples in the elbows, short and tapering fingers, and sacral dimple. He had several surgeries to correct the lower limb skeletal anomalies.[flipper.diff.org] Knee flexion contracture MedGen UID: 98042 • Concept ID: C0409355 • Finding A bent (flexed) knee joint that cannot be straightened actively or passively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin biopsy for the culture of fibroblasts is used for chromosome analysis.[boneandspine.com]

  • Lethal Congenital Contracture Syndrome 6

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] […] atrophy and congenital non-progressive joint contractures.[uniprot.org] The skin in these infants has been described as rigid and tense, with skin biopsy specimens showing a thick epidermis, thin dermis, abnormally arranged collagen bundles, and[thedoctorsdoctor.com]

  • Congenital Neuropathy with Arthrogryposis Multiplex

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] […] flexion Neurologic Central Nervous System: wide-based gait extensor plantar responses delayed walking spasticity (1 of 4 patients) Skeletal: joint contractures arthrogryposis[malacards.org] Skin biopsy for the culture of fibroblasts is used for chromosome analysis.[boneandspine.com]

  • Familial Amniotic Bands

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] A skin biopsy was done from a deep fold on the right arm.[jpma.org.pk] contractures {the joint does not move freely}, clubbing of feet/hands ) Constrictive bands (swelling of limb beyond the constriction); this can also affect the umbilical[chw.org]

  • Antenatal-Onset Multicore Myopathy with Arthrogryposis

    […] of the elbows and knees • Congenital hip dislocation • Joint laxity • Joint contractures • Club feet • Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita  Head Size – Microcephaly – Cerebral[dnbpediatrics.com] Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita ( AMC ), or simply arthrogryposis, describes congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body.[en.wikipedia.org] Skin biopsies can also demonstrate defects in laminin α 2 chain.[basicmedicalkey.com]

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