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680 Possible Causes for Headache, Joint Stiffness, Progressive Contractures

  • Arthritis

    A 64-year-old man, with a history of Crohn's disease controlled on budesonide, presented to the emergency room in August 2017 with a week history of headache, sore throat,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com] Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. The main symptoms are joint pain, swelling and stiffness.[symptoma.com]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    A 57-year-old man presented with the subacute onset of headache, depression, and anorexia 7 months before the onset of RA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Erosion of the articular cartilage, together with ligamentous changes, result in deformity and contractures. As the disease progresses, pain and deformity increase.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] The common signs include joint stiffness, swelling, pain, redness and warmth. These are typical hallmarks of inflammation.[techtimes.com]

  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

    Prevalence of recurrent severe headaches (HA) (26 %) was similar to that in the general population, but prevalence in females with FOP (36 %) was almost fourfold greater than[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case however presents a very aggressive form of disease with patient developing spontaneous swellings and progressive contractures.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] Tissue swelling, joint stiffness and serious discomfort can occur. Some may have a low-grade fever. Flare-ups can last as long as six to eight weeks.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Hemophilia

    Symptoms to be aware of include: painful headache, stiff neck, vomiting, sleepiness, changed behavior, sudden weakness or balance issues, difficulty walking, double vision[hemophilia.org] This disease can lead to further symptoms such as: • progressive decreased motion • flexion contractures • muscle atrophy [1] The second most common presentation of hemophilia[physio-pedia.com] Ultimately this process will cause chronic joint stiffness and pain.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    TMD symptoms (muscle pain on chewing, difficulty in mouth opening, headaches) were complained by 92.5% of SSc patients and by 76.2% of controls (χ² 8.012 p 0.005).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With disease progression, ulcerations over joints and flexion contractures of the fingers, wrists, and elbows may occur.[aafp.org] Other signs and symptoms of systemic scleroderma from internal organ involvement may include: Joint inflammation with stiffness and pain Sores (ulcers), mostly on the fingertips[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Polyarthritis

    OROFACIAL PAIN AND HEADACHE is a timely, comprehensive and instructive addition to the pain literature; in particular the important and truly multidisciplinary area of orofacial[books.google.it] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) or unspecified polyarthritis (UA) deal with several symptoms such as joint stiffness, pain,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteoarthritis

    The patient presented with weight loss, headaches, loss of sight, tiredness, cramps, painful joints and trembling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Another characteristic symptom of the disease is the progressive incapacity of the joint to function, leading – in the long run – to loss of mobility.[oafifoundation.com] The absolute reduction in finger joint stiffness for the exercise group, compared with the control group, was 7% (3% to 10%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arachnoiditis

    Epidural blood patching is an effective treatment for postdural puncture headache but has potential risks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] Characteristics include red or dark patches on the skin; burning, itching, swelling, hardening, and tightening of the skin; yellow spots on the whites of the eyes; joint stiffness[emedicine.com]

  • Somatoform Disorders

    […] children and adolescents and clinical description of various syndromes like hypochondric impairment, non epileptic paroxysmal disorders, chronic fatigue syndrome, trauma and headache[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of the extensive immobility, there were concerns about progressive muscle wasting and contractures.[academic.oup.com] […] muscles Multiple joint pains New Headaches Unrefreshing sleep Post-exertional fatigue Irritable bowel syndrome (Rome Foundation, 2006) Recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    […] purchased the electric skillet, I am thinking of buying cookware for glass top stove to ensure that meal preparation during bodybuilding seminars or workshops will never be a headache[musclegenetable.org] We report the first known Egyptian patient with FCMD, established by clinical features of generalized weakness, pseudohypertrophy of calf muscles, progressive joint contractures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CMD results in overall muscle weakness with possible joint stiffness or looseness.[mda.org]

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