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269 Possible Causes for Joint Immobility

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Immobility is common after trauma, and orthopedic procedures including some joint surgeries.[]

  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

    Dental management of affected persons may be constrained by impaired mobility of the temporomandibular joints.[] The sequelae include joint fusion, accumulation of calcified foci within soft tissues, thoracic insufficiency syndrome, and progressive immobility.[] The heterotopic ossifications are progressive and lead to immobility of all major joints, and to respiratory insufficiency due to severe scoliosis.[]

  • Morphea

    Still, the severe forms of the condition, having visceral involvement, can cause functional impairment, such as joint immobility, and facial anomalies.[]

  • Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

    immobility.[] The skin lesions can progress rapidly, sometimes leading to joint immobility and the inability to walk ( 1 ). In May 2006, nephrologists at hospital A in St.[] […] tightening or deforming of the joints.[]

  • Primary Hyperoxaluria

    immobility, anemia, fractures) and central nervous system ( Curr Rheumatol Rep 2013;15:340 , N Eng J Med 2013;369 ) Essential features Birefringent oxalate crystals are noted[] […] acuity), myocardium (conduction defects), blood vessel walls (vascular occlusion and gangrene), skin (livedo reticularis, calcinosis cutis metastatica, gangrene), bone (pain, joint[]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    immobility and slow muscle weakness and atrophy Individuals with ALS may eventually consider forms of mechanical ventilation (respirators).[] […] symptoms Other drugs can help ALS patients with spasticity, pain, panic attacks, and depression Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and rehabilitation may help to prevent joint[]

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    He suffered from joint swelling and almost complete joint immobility of both ankles. Fig. 1. Case 2.[] Joint contractures, inflammatory arthritis, and muscle weakness have been reported 1 .[] Typical symptoms include sclerosis of the skin and painful swelling of the joints at the distal extremities, often leading to complete joint immobility.[]

  • Hemarthrosis

    Timely diagnosis will save you from many problems and minimize the risk of severe complications and joint immobility.[]

  • Muscular Atrophy

    Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and rehabilitation may help to improve posture, prevent joint immobility, and slow muscle weakness and atrophy.[] . • Osteoarthritis: (common type of arthritis that causes pain and immobility. 17. • Rheumatoid arthritis: (chronic autoimmune disease characterized by joint inflammation)[]

  • Bacterial Arthritis

    Symptoms include inflammation and swelling, redness, joint immobility, and in some cases fever and chills.[] The condition is typically acute , quickly causing severe pain in a single joint.[] Septic arthritis can affect any joint but is most frequently found in the knee, hip, shoulder, wrist, elbow, and finger joints.[]

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