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1,508 Possible Causes for Muscle Contracture, Subluxation of Jaw

  • Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

    Due to pain, children usually stop using their joints in a normal way and muscle contractures may appear.[symptoma.com] If maintained for prolonged periods (usually more than 1 month), this abnormal position leads to the shortening (called contracture) of muscles and tendons and to the development[printo.it] For patients with JRA, physical and occupational therapy and special exercises may play an important role in helping to improve mobility and muscle strength.[rarediseases.org]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Physical therapy and bracing to prevent muscle contractures and orthopedic management of scoliosis are important components of the care plan.[aanem.org] Loss of muscle mass ( wasting ). Muscle contractures in the heels, legs. Muscle deformities.[medlineplus.gov] Loss of respiratory (breathing) muscle power and involvement of heart muscle becomes life threatening in the late teens or early 20s.[aanem.org]

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  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    contracture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] locking in the wide-open position for TMJ subluxation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MASTICATORY MUSCLE DISORDERS 1. Muscle pain A. Myalgia 1. Local myalgia 2. Myofascial pain 3. Myofascial pain with referral B. Tendonitis C. Myositis D. Spasm 2.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemophilia

    Since synovitis or articular contracture is an underlying condition of hemophilia, muscle shortening may occur.[physio-pedia.com] This disease can lead to further symptoms such as: • progressive decreased motion • flexion contracturesmuscle atrophy [1] The second most common presentation of hemophilia[physio-pedia.com] Signs and symptoms of GI involvement include: • Fever • Abdominal distention and pain • Melena (bloody stool) • Hip flexion contracture (iliopsoas muscle spasm due to retroperitoneal[physio-pedia.com]

    Missing: Subluxation of Jaw
  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 5

    […] i.e. rapid muscle breakdown with muscle contractures.[symptoma.com] If activity is continued after symptoms appear, severe, painful muscle cramping and contracture may occur; this may be accompanied by myoglobinuria and can lead to rhabdomyolysis[genedx.com] Fixed contractures with rhabdomyolysis . Secondary symptoms Raised urate level. Possible muscle wasting. Risk of acute renal failure. Treatment No specific treatment.[agsd.org.uk]

    Missing: Subluxation of Jaw
  • Temporomandibular Joint Subluxation

    Definition Subluxation or hypermobility in the temporomandibular joint is defined as the clinical condition with repeated episodes of partial dislocation of the jaw.[phaa.com] April 15th, 2015 An open lock is when the jaw or mouth gets stuck wide open and will not close. The medical term for open lock is subluxation.[raleighfacialpain.com] Subluxation is when the joint is still partially attached to the bone. [2] When a person has a dislocated jaw it is difficult to open and close the mouth. [3] Dislocation[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 7

    The clinical hallmarks of muscle phosphorylase deficiency (McArdle's disease) are muscle cramps and exercise intolerance, contracture following ischemic work, and episodic[doi.org] […] at a corrected age of 1 month as floppy infant syndrome, congenital joint contracture, cleft palate and duplication of the pelvicalyceal system.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We have encountered a patient with all these symptoms who proved to lack muscle phosphofructokinase (PFK) rather than phosphorylase.[doi.org]

    Missing: Subluxation of Jaw
  • Hemophilia A

    Physical exam Remarkable findings on the exam may include bruises, subcutaneous hematomas, deformed joints, and muscle contractures.[symptoma.com] .  Complications: Chronic involvement with joint deformity complicated by muscle atrophy and soft tissue contractures 10.[slideshare.net]

    Missing: Subluxation of Jaw
  • Volkmann's Contracture

    The measurement of passive extension deficits (PED) illustrates the degree of extrinsic muscle contracture. The PED is increased proportionally to nerve damage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It has been well recognized that some fracture patients develop an ischemic contracture of the inferior rectus muscle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterized by shortening and stiffening of the muscles Applies To Posttraumatic muscle contracture ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 958.6[icd9data.com]

    Missing: Subluxation of Jaw
  • Factor VII Deficiency

    Repeated hemarthrosis leads to joint deformity complicated by muscle atrophy and contractures.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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