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845 Possible Causes for Joint Contracture, Joint Stiffness, Progressive Contractures

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Prenatal diagnosis is usually based on the detection of diminished fetal movements and joint contractures on ultrasound.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a rare disorder characterized by non-progressive, multiple contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a complex disorder that leads to joint stiffness and deformities in 2 or more joints in afflicted children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    Major clinical manifestations include joint contractures, obstructive and restrictive airway disease, cardiac disease, skeletal deformities and often mental retardation.[ingentaconnect.com] Flexion contractures. Progressive deafness - usually mixed sensorineural/conductive variety.[patient.info] Bone and joint involvement leads to skeletal deformities and joint stiffness.[symptoma.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Regardless of phenotype, all patients had various degrees of infiltrated facies, short stature, dysostosis multiplex, joint contractures, and corneal opacity typical of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ; hip containment surgeries; corrective osteotomy for progressive valgus deformity at the knee; posterior spinal fusion Multispecialty care is mandatory for these patients[emedicine.medscape.com] contractures, and funnel chest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Scleroderma

    Restriction of joint movement, contractures and muscle atrophy due to skin sclerosis.[patient.co.uk] 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]

  • Joint Contracture

    CONCLUSIONS: Traumatic elbow injuries carry a risk of joint contracture, 12% of our subjects did not regain a functional range of motion, and 12% had a joint contracture that[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of molecular treatment to prevent the progression of joint contracture prior to intervention with physical therapy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case studies: Contracture and stiff joint management with Dynasplint. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1987;8:498-504. Steffen TM, Mollinger LA.[aetna.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 1

    Other treatments Orthopaedic surgery for joint contractures and skeletal deformities.[patient.info] stiffness The cause of MPS I is inherited genetic mutations on chromosome 4 that leads to deficiency in the lysosomal enzyme a-L-iduronidase.[medicinenet.com] Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (see this term), an X-linked recessive disorder in which severe joint contractures are a characteristic symptom, also has many features in common[orpha.net]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    The patient rapidly developed joint contractures and spine rigidity with the head only mildly flexed. Serum creatine kinase was moderately elevated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Dupuytren Contracture

    Assessments included change in joint contracture, range of motion, and the percentage of joints that achieved contracture of 5 or less at day 30 after the last injection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This problem is caused by a progressive contracture (shortening) of the palmar fascia that produces flexion deformities of the fingers.[vereencenter.com] Other doctors believe that splints cause unnecessary pain, joint stiffness and oedema (swelling), so they prefer not to use them.[hse.ie]

  • Melorheostosis

    Melorheostosis is a rare condition which can cause soft tissue joint contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Melorheostosis often is disabling because of progressive contracture of the joint and soft tissue involved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] May have associated vascular malformations or hemangiomas, aneurysms, neurofibromatosis, linear scleroderma, tuberous sclerosis, focal subcutaneous fibrosis Causes pain, joint[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Progressive Pseudorheumatoid Dysplasia

    , motor weakness and joint contractures of early –between age 3 and 8– onset, accompanied by progressive cartilage loss and bone destruction.[newmedicalterms.com] These joints develop progressive contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Typical signs are prominent epiphysis, progressive joint stiffness, muscle weakness and early fatigue [ 1 ].[ped-rheum.biomedcentral.com]

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