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24 Possible Causes for Joint Contractures of the Hips Knees Hands and Elbows

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    , hips, knees, elbows, shoulders, wrists, fingers, toes, the jaw and the spine.[michigan.gov] Depending on the type of AMC, larger joints may be affected, such as the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee in amyoplasia, while smaller joints, such as those of hand and feet[symptoma.com] These joint contractures develop before birth (prenatally) and are evident at birth (congenitally); and, WHEREAS , joints that can be affected by AMC include the hands, feet[michigan.gov]

  • Hip Contracture

    joint M24.51 - Contracture, shoulder M24.52 - Contracture, elbow M24.53 - Contracture, wrist M24.54 - Contracture, hand M24.56 - Contracture, knee M24.57 - Contracture, ankle[emedcodes.com] M24.552 - Contracture, left hip M24.559 - Contracture, unspecified hip ICD-10-CM Siblings (same level / similar specificity) of M24.55: M24.50 - Contracture, unspecified[emedcodes.com] Block Other joint disorders (M20-M25) Parent M24.5 - Contracture of joint ICD-10-CM Children (deeper level / typically more specific) of M24.55: M24.551 - Contracture, right hip[emedcodes.com]

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    […] few or all joints to varying degrees Includes hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, hips, feet, and knees Severe cases may include the jaw and back Can be caused by anything that[en.wikibooks.org] Amyoplasia, the most common variety of AMC, affects a person’s wrists, hands, shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and feet.[primehealthchannel.com] Etiology [ edit ] Condition describing the presence of multiple joint contractures at birth Joint contractures are limitations in the range of motion of joints May affect[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Neurogenic Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Amyoplasia, the most common variety of AMC, affects a person’s wrists, hands, shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and feet.[primehealthchannel.com] In most severe cases, almost every joint of the body is involved, including one’s jaw and back.[primehealthchannel.com] The contractures are also often accompanied by weakness of muscles, which further hinders smooth movement.[primehealthchannel.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 2

    This may lead to contractures in the knees, hips, elbows, shoulders and finger joints. The feet often have high arches.[socialstyrelsen.se] All joints may be affected by the build-up of mucopolysaccharides, manifesting as stiffness.[socialstyrelsen.se] Claw hands are another symptom that may affect fine motor skills. Carpal tunnel syndrome (see below) is very common.[socialstyrelsen.se]

  • Kuskokwim Disease

    Amyoplasia, the most common variety of AMC, affects a person’s wrists, hands, shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and feet.[primehealthchannel.com] In most severe cases, almost every joint of the body is involved, including one’s jaw and back.[primehealthchannel.com] The contractures are also often accompanied by weakness of muscles, which further hinders smooth movement.[primehealthchannel.com]

  • Degenerative Disorder

    Myopathic EDS (mEDS) characterized by congenital muscle hypotonia, and/or muscle atrophy, that improves with age, Proximal joint contractures (joints of the knee, hip and[web.archive.org] elbow); and hypermobility of distal joints (joints of the ankles, wrists, feet and hands).[web.archive.org]

  • Autosomal-Recessive Non-Lethal Multiple Pterygium Syndrome

    contractures (axilla, knee, hip, elbow, ankle), multiple pterygiums (axilla, elbow, knee), hand anomalies (camptodactlia, arachnodactlia), vertebra anomalies (kyphosis),[omicsonline.org] The accompanying anomalies were joint contractures (axilla, elbow, hip, knee, ankle), restriction in spinal movements, low-set hairline, low-set ears, facial cranial dismorphism[omicsonline.org] , micrognathia, pythosis, high-set palate, multiple pterygiums (axilla, elbow, knee), hand anomalies (campodactlia, arachnodactyly), progressive scoliosis, inguinal hernia[omicsonline.org]

  • Arthrogryposis Syndrome

    […] few or all joints to varying degrees Includes hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, hips, feet, and knees Severe cases may include the jaw and back Can be caused by anything that[en.wikibooks.org] Amyoplasia, the most common variety of AMC, affects a person’s wrists, hands, shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and feet.[primehealthchannel.com] The joints of the hands, wrists, feet, and ankles are most commonly involved although more proximal joints ( e.g ., elbow, shoulder, knee, and hip) also can be affected.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia

    Contractures are uncomfortable and may affect the joints of your hands, feet, elbows, knees and hips.[quizlet.com] Muscular Dystrophy Progression As muscular dystrophy progresses and muscles weaken, fixations (contractures) can develop in joints.[quizlet.com] […] of contractures, and reducing or delaying curvature of your spine.[quizlet.com]

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