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257 Possible Causes for Progressive Contractures, Septic Arthritis

  • 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.[oafifoundation.com] Oral antibiotics did not successfully treat the infection and surgery was necessary to treat the septic arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OA of any joint : pseudogout, psoriatic arthritis, septic arthritis, viral arthritis, reactive arthritis (such as Reiter's syndrome), rheumatoid arthritis, gout, connective[patient.info]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Acute renal failure secondary to progressively decreasing renal blood flow (hepatorenal syndrome) may develop.[merckmanuals.com] C. lambica has not been previously reported to cause infectious arthritis. Hematogenous spread was manifest by 4 separate sites of involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic alcoholism, rather than liver disease, causes Dupuytren contracture of the palmar fascia (see Figure: Dupuytren Contracture ), vascular spiders, myopathy, and peripheral[merckmanuals.com]

  • Arthritis

    Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com] Septic arthritis of the shoulder is more commonly associated with concurrent osteomyelitis when compared to septic arthritis of the lower extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Being proximal to the shoulder joint, AC joint septic arthritis can be confused with the shoulder joint septic arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Erosion of the articular cartilage, together with ligamentous changes, result in deformity and contractures. As the disease progresses, pain and deformity increase.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] Septic arthritis (particularly if monoarthritis). Fibromyalgia. Lyme disease.[patient.info] Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Pseudogout

    Signs: Pseudo-Rheumatoid (5% of CPPD Deposition Disease) Symmetric Polyarthritis with low grade inflammation Synovial thickening Flexion contractures Morning Stiffness Fatigue[fpnotebook.com] We present a case of monoarticular pseudogout of the hip joint whose symptoms mimicked septic arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A. defectiva is recognized as a cause of endocarditis, but is rarely described in septic arthritis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Pyogenic Osteomyelitis

    As the infection progresses, a sinus may open and drain indefinitely, extruding small sequestra at intervals.[boneandspine.com] Continue Septic Arthritis (infectious arthritis of a synovial joint), Osteomyelitis (infection of bone).[pmmonline.org] Septic arthritis. [17] U. Givon, A. Ganel.[analesdepediatria.org]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In certain PID, chronic, non-infectious arthritis resembling rheumatoid arthritis may occur.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to flexion contracture of the hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hemophilic Arthropathy

    […] of bone changes in Stage III joint space narrowed with destruction of cartilage IV NA marked enlargement of epiphysis fibrous joint contracture; loss of joint space; absence[meducator3.net] Several criteria are suggested for recognition of hemophiliacs who might benefit from joint aspiration as a diagnostic tool for the presence of septic arthritis. 1984 S.[karger.com] Septic Arthritis Until the early 1980s, septic arthritis rarely occurred in hemophilic patients.[musculoskeletalkey.com]

  • Pyogenic Arthritis of the Sacroiliac Joint

    As the infection progresses, contractures and muscular atrophy may result.[anaerobicinfections.blogspot.com] Septic ArthritisSeptic arthritis, also known as infectious arthritis, represents a direct invasion of joint space by various microorganisms, most commonly caused by a variety[slideshare.net] Septic arthritis (infectious arthritis) facts Septic arthritis is infection of one or more joints by microorganisms.[medicinenet.com]

  • Synovitis

    Nodules In progressive conditions, nodules or lumps may develop around the elbow. The elbow joint may get deformed and contractures can develop in some people.[epainassist.com] […] treatment, including a short-term course of parenteral therapy, for childhood septic arthritis.[omicsonline.org] Without a history of trauma, a common cause is transient (or "toxic") synovitis, but serious infectious causes, such as septic arthritis of the hip or osteomyelitis, must[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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