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162 Possible Causes for Flexion Contractures of the Digits

  • Dupuytren Contracture

    Abstract Dupuytren disease is a progressive fibroproliferative disorder, which leads to flexion contractures of the digits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] is a rare, genetic, epidermal disease characterized by a, usually unilateral, progressive thickening and shortening of the palmar fascia, leading to permanent flexion contracture[malacards.org] contractures of the digits.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Arthritis

    Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com] Paraffin baths can warm digits and facilitate finger exercise.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

    Examination revealed subcutaneous thickening in both palms with fixed flexion deformities of all digits except the thumbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Talipes Cavus

    […] of the plantar fascia and digital extensors Imbalance between weak dorsiflexion (primarily anterior tibial muscle) and dominant plantar flexion (peroneal muscles) Clinical[amboss.com] […] varus position of the hindfoot Etiology : Acquired; associated with neurological conditions Idiopathic (often bilateral) Pathogenesis Develops during periods of bone growth Contracture[amboss.com]

  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    […] develop flexure contractures Persists for several months Atrophic phase Irreversible Pain diminishes or becomes intractable Skin and subcutaneous tissues become atrophic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] persist for 2–3 months Chronic phase (duration: several months) Reversible Pain continues The limb becomes cool, firm and cyanotic Radiographs show diffuse osteoporosis Digits[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Flexion contractures in foot become fixed Osteoporosis becomes advanced; bone has a ‘ground-glass’ appearance Table 3: The major and minor diagnostic criteria of benign familial[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    A 69-year-old man presented with digital flexion contracture and severe carpal tunnel syndrome of his right hand and was treated surgically.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ledderhose Disease

    Dupuytren's contracture with demonstrated nodule and cord formationwhich eventually progresses to Dupuytren's flexion contracture of affected digits. Who gets it?[lakeoswegoplasticsurgery.com] ) Puckers overlying skin as it ages Causes flexion contracture of digits 4 and 5 due to cord-like expansion of digital aponeurotic slips Does not involve deep structures such[pathologyoutlines.com] Digital flexion contractures are often disabling, interfering with daily activities such as picking up a glass, shaking hands, or putting one's hand in a pants pocket.[mdedge.com]

  • Foot Deformity

    […] of the plantar fascia and digital extensors Imbalance between weak dorsiflexion (primarily anterior tibial muscle) and dominant plantar flexion (peroneal muscles) Clinical[amboss.com] […] varus position of the hindfoot Etiology : Acquired; associated with neurological conditions Idiopathic (often bilateral) Pathogenesis Develops during periods of bone growth Contracture[amboss.com]

  • Oculocerebrorenal Syndrome

    Abstract The oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe (OCRL, also called OCRL1) is a rare X‐linked disorder characterized by major abnormalities of eyes, nervous system, and kidneys. The gene responsible for OCRL was identified by positional cloning and encodes an inositol polyphosphate‐5‐phosphatase. We performed the[…][doi.org]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com] Paraffin baths can warm digits and facilitate finger exercise.[merckmanuals.com]

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