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90 Possible Causes for Hand Stiffness, Joint Space Narrowing, Progressive Contractures

  • Osteoarthritis

    […] arthritides, in which uniform joint-space narrowing is the rule.[] Another characteristic symptom of the disease is the progressive incapacity of the joint to function, leading – in the long run – to loss of mobility.[] Fingers and Hands When OA occurs in hands and fingers, you may experience stiffness, numbness, and aching.[]

  • Polyarthritis

    space narrowing Table 1.[] The characteristic rapid progression of palmar contracture is a key finding that suggests the potential existence of a malignancy. [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free full text[] CASE 2 A 86 year old white man presented with a three week history of severe swelling of the right hand associated with pain and morning stiffness.[]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Anything that decreases the space in the wrist joint and compresses the median nerve can lead to CTS.[] Melorheostosis is a rare, progressive bone disease accompanied by hyperostosis and soft tissue fibrosis.[] Keep your hands warm. arin soloway/getty images Being in a chilly room makes your hands stiff, which can lead to soreness.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    It will depict only indirect signs of cartilage loss, such as joint space narrowing and bony erosions due to previous destructive synovial inflammatory activity.[] Erosion of the articular cartilage, together with ligamentous changes, result in deformity and contractures. As the disease progresses, pain and deformity increase.[] For RA, relative to a control group using the opposite hand, there was no difference observed between the control and treatment hand for morning stiffness duration, and also[]

  • Erosive Osteoarthrosis

    There were multiple areas of joint space narrowing with osteophyte formation; these were most notable at the left third DIP joint and the right second PIP interphalangeal[] […] bilateral hand pain and worsening contractures of her fingers.[] All participants reported hand pain and stiffness for at least "a few" days within the past month.[]

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

    space narrowing 5.[] , knee ROM, medial BMLs, medial subchondral bone cysts and medial trabecular bone texture are associated with the cOA progression.[] […] knobs at the middle finger joints (known as Bouchard's nodes ) and at the farthest finger joints (known as Heberden's nodes ) are a common feature of osteoarthritis in the hands[]

  • Hallux Rigidus

    Grade III - Severe changes with significant joint space narrowing, extensive bony proliferation and loose bodies or a dorsal ossicle.[] , arthrofibrosis, and progressive DJD, make the results of these procedures unpredictable.[] Every morning my whole body was stiff and painful getting out of bed.[]

  • Progressive Pseudorheumatoid Dysplasia

    space narrowing of the proximal and distal IP and MCP joints bilaterally.[] These joints develop progressive contractures.[] […] proximal interphalangeal joints of the hands.[]

  • Arthritis

    JSN, joint space narrowing.[] Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[] The warning signs for either form are joint swelling, particularly in the hands and feet, and early morning stiffness that lasts more than half an hour.[]

  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Arthropathy

    Subchondral sclerosis, joint space narrowing, subchondral cyst formations which may be quite large, and intraarticular bodies from subchondral osseous collapse and fragmentation[] Signs: Pseudo-Rheumatoid (5% of CPPD Deposition Disease) Symmetric Polyarthritis with low grade inflammation Synovial thickening Flexion contractures Morning Stiffness Fatigue[] Rheumatoid arthritis causes chronic swelling, heat, morning stiffness and pain in the joints and can also involve other tissues.[]

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