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528 Possible Causes for Joint Swelling, Progressive Contractures

  • Arthritis

    Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[] Glucocorticoids can rapidly alleviate joint swelling and pain.[] On physical examination, joint swelling was observed at bilateral wrists, knees, ankles, and hip joints.[]

  • Osteoarthritis

    Another characteristic symptom of the disease is the progressive incapacity of the joint to function, leading – in the long run – to loss of mobility.[] Pronunciation Specialty Rheumatology, orthopedics Symptoms Joint pain, stiffness, joint swelling, decreased range of motion American College of Rheumatology Factsheet on OA[] This limitation is mainly related to the blocking of voluntary muscle functioning and the reflex contracture.[]

  • Polyarthritis

    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[] It may be associated with bilateral edema in lower limbs, pain and joint swelling.[] […] to flexion contracture of the hands.[]

  • Bursitis

    728.19 Other Polymyositis ossificans 728.2 Muscular wasting and disuse atrophy, not elsewhere classified Amyotrophia NOS Myofibrosis Excludes: neuralgic amyotrophy (353.5) progressive[] Symptoms of bursitis may include any of the following: Joint pain and tenderness when you press around the joint Stiffness and aching when you move the affected joint Swelling[] This type of injury may be accompanied by reduced mobility in the joint, redness, swelling and, occasionally, fever. Which joints are affected?[]

  • Pseudogout

    Signs: Pseudo-Rheumatoid (5% of CPPD Deposition Disease) Symmetric Polyarthritis with low grade inflammation Synovial thickening Flexion contractures Morning Stiffness Fatigue[] The buildup of this chemical forms crystals in the joints. This leads to attacks of joint swelling and pain in the knees, wrists, ankles, and other joints.[] Pseudogout is defined as a type of inflammation of joints or arthritis that is characterized by sudden and painful swelling in one or more joints.[]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Erosion of the articular cartilage, together with ligamentous changes, result in deformity and contractures. As the disease progresses, pain and deformity increase.[] At 1-year follow up, no further aggravation of joint swelling and pain was detected.[] Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[]

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Destructive surface changes contribute to pain and loss of motion, while ongoing growth disturbances and contractures produce further deformity (Figure 1).[] Symptoms of JIA include: Joint stiffness in the morning Pain in the joints Swelling in the joints Difficulty with range of motion Recurrent fever Rash Abdominal pain Some[] […] changed In some cases, symptoms of juvenile arthritis are mild and do not progress to more severe joint disease and deformities.[]

  • Internal Joint Prosthesis Broken

    As one progresses distally to the midthigh level, it is increasingly difficult to compensate prosthetically for a hip flexion contracture.[] Joints can be damaged by many types of injuries or diseases, including Arthritis - inflammation of a joint. It causes pain, stiffness, and swelling.[] Symptoms of infection include pain, sudden stiffness, swelling, and warmth, heat or redness around the joint.[]

  • Synovial Hemangioma

    .  slowly progressive and tend to be episodic.  Early mild pain is insidious 10.[] It may be a cause of pain and recurrent joint swelling in children and young adults.[] Hemangiomas of the articular synovium are rare and commonly associated with recurrent joint swelling and painful limitation of motion.[]

  • Seronegative Arthritis

    In the next two sequences, increasing flexion contractures of the hips and knees have occurred along with progressive ankylosis of the spine.[] , feet and ankles Joint swelling and redness Joint tenderness Symmetrical symptoms and in multiple joints Ongoing inflammation Morning stiffness lasting longer than 30 minutes[] swelling, tenderness or pain, and sometimes redness.[]

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