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347 Possible Causes for Hemiplegia, Limb Joint Contracture

  • Stroke

    Specifically, this exploratory study investigates changes in gait pattern among stroke patients with hemiparesis or hemiplegia during gait recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disuse of the limb with the use of splints or other tools to stabilize the joint.[en.wikipedia.org] This case report presents the clinical record of a 37-year-old man who presented with a dense right hemiplegia, found to be caused by a left medial medullary stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Mills' syndrome: ascending (or descending) progressive hemiplegia: a hemiplegic form of primary lateral sclerosis? J. Neurol. Neurosurg.[doi.org] Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis (persistent contracture of joints with fixed abnormal posture of the limb) is a rare disorder.[web.archive.org] Manifestations include severe contractures, scoliosis, chest deformity, respiratory problems, unusually small jaws, and drooping of the upper eyelids.[web.archive.org]

  • CINCA Syndrome

    Headache, vomiting, altered mental state, intellectual disability, seizures, episodes of hemiplegia and chronic meningitis-like states are CNS manifestations of the disease[symptoma.com] The cartilage overgrowth eventually causes osseous overgrowth and deformity that persists beyond skeletal maturity and leads to limb length discrepancy, joint contracture,[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com] […] hydrocephalus , macromegaly, cerebral atrophy , optic atrophy mental and developmental retardation (50%) seizures (25%) spasticity of the legs – rare hypotonia – rare transient hemiplegia[dermnetnz.org]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    Additional symptoms of MSA include: contractures (chronic shortening of muscles or tendons around joints, which prevents the joints from moving freely) in the hands or limbs[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    To assess quantitatively the effects of Neuromuscular Taping (NMT) on the upper limb in a female child with left hemiplegia, due to Cerebral Palsy (CP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical indicators of spastic cerebral palsy include spastic paresis of multiple limbs and joint contractures , scissors gait, and persistence of primitive reflexes .[amboss.com] KEYWORDS: diplegia; fine motor skills; finger perception; finger sensitivity; hemiplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Palsy with Spastic Diplegia

    […] and hemiparesis G81.0 Flaccid hemiplegia G81.00 …… affecting unspecified side G81.01 …… affecting right dominant side G81.02 …… affecting left dominant side Reimbursement[icd10data.com] […] problems Complete or partial hearing loss Problems with joints (contractures, hip forced out of socket) Medical History and Physical Examination Give the doctor your child's[orthoinfo.aaos.org] In spastic hemiplegia, one side of the person's body is affected. Spastic quadriplegia affects a person's whole body (face, trunk, legs, and arms).[cerebral-palsy-medicalmalpractice.com]

  • Shoulder-Hand Syndrome

    OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the therapeutic effects of acupuncture and massage for shoulder-hand syndrome in hemiplegia patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and weak muscles Stage 3 (irreversible changes can be seen) Limited movement in limb because of tightened muscles and tendons (contracture) Muscle wasting Pain in the entire[nlm.nih.gov] Sackley C, Brittle N, Patel S, Ellins J, Scott M, Wright C, et al: The prevalence of joint contractures, pressure sores, painful shoulder, other pain, falls, and depression[karger.com]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    […] and hemiparesis G81.0 Flaccid hemiplegia G81.00 …… affecting unspecified side G81.01 …… affecting right dominant side G81.02 …… affecting left dominant side G81.03 …… affecting[icd10data.com] It is characterized by underdeveloped limbs with contractures (characterized by rigidity of joints).[birthinjuryjustice.org] The affected limbs usually are underdeveloped and show increased deep tendon reflexes and muscular hypertonicity, weakness, and a tendency for the muscles and joints to be[nmihi.com]

  • Muscle Spasticity

    METHODS: In this before-after study, four adult patients (mean age: 57.5 /- 14.43) with first ever stroke and resulting in hemiplegia participated in the study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Failure to maintain range of motion in a joint will lead to contractures, where the joint and tissues will lock up, compounding problems.[drlox.com] […] was to determine the interrater reliability of the MMAS in the assessment of wrist flexor muscle spasticity in adult patients after upper motoneuron lesions resulted in hemiplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ataxic Cerebral Palsy

    Spastic cerebral palsy may manifest in a few different ways, including: Hemiplegia – The muscles on one side of the body are affected. Diplegia – Both legs are affected.[birthinjurycenter.com] It is characterized by underdeveloped limbs with contractures (characterized by rigidity of joints).[birthinjuryjustice.org] Hemiplegia means one side of the body is affected, diplegia is where two limbs are affected, monoplegia where one limb is affected and quadriplegia means all four limbs (and[nhs.uk]

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