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795 Possible Causes for Tendon Contractures

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    With the child's loss of ambulation, there is usually a rapidly progressive course of muscle or tendon contractures and scoliosis.[] […] treated by release of iliotibial band Hip flexion contractures treated by release of sartorius, rectus femoris, and tensor fascia lata hamstring releases Achilles tendon[] Shortening of muscles or tendons around joints (contractures). Contractures can further limit mobility. Breathing problems.[]

  • Liver Disease

    We report the first case of a liver transplant in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa acquisita and associated hepatitis B virus-hepatitis D virus cirrhosis and its inherent technical issues. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita is an autoimmune multisystem disorder involving skin and mucosa characterized by the appearing[…][]

  • Joint Contracture

    The A1 pulley of the contracture group was significantly thicker than that of the non-contracture group in all digits, whereas the flexor tendon was thicker only in digits[] These non-bony tissues include muscles, ligaments, and tendons.[] See below for more specifc codes relating to “ Contracture of joint ” Excludes1 contracture of muscle without contracture of joint ( M62.4 -) contracture of tendon (sheath[]

  • Insect Bite

    Surgical exploration revealed segmental necrosis and contracture of the superficial and deep flexors of the fingers, requiring fasciotomy and tendon-lengthening procedures[] This is the first report of a compartment syndrome, or a late ischaemic contracture from an insect bite in the UK.[] We present a case of a previously fit and well adult who developed an ischaemic contracture of the forearm after an insect bite.[]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Tendonitis C. Myositis D. Spasm 2. Contracture 3. Hypertrophy 4. Neoplasm 5. Movement disorders A. Orofacial dyskinesia B. Oromandibular dystonia 6.[]

  • Heelspur

    Perform further repair of the medial and lateral tendon slips to the calcaneal periosteum as needed.[] If an equinus contracture still exists that is contributory to the condition, the surgeon can carry out a gastroc slide as an adjunctive procedure.[]

  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

    Tendon contractures may be a partial expression of this myopathic disorder, suggesting an autosomal dominant inheritance with variable penetrance.[] contractures.[] Clinical description The clinical triad is comprised of joint contractures of the Achilles, elbow and posterior neck tendons (beginning during early childhood and worsening[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2E

    Calf hypertrophy, cardiomyopathy, respiratory impairment, tendon contractures, scoliosis, and exercise-induced myoglobinuria may be observed.[] ., he noticed progressive Achilles tendon contractures. His independent walking distance was 20–30 m with steppage occurring when tired.[] Tendon contractures were observed in the cervical spine. Laboratory Tests and Analyses Serum CK activity level was measured in Patient 1.[]

  • Bunion

    Achilles tendon contracture. Positional change due to neuromuscular conditions such as: Stroke. Cerebral palsy. Multiple sclerosis. Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome.[] Only 11% (14 feet) had evidence of an Achilles or gastrocnemius tendon contracture.[] Examination of Achilles tendon contractures and flexibility of the midfoot and hindfoot should be completed.[]

  • Tendinitis

    tendons, or tendon contracture Improper training increases, or changes in training terrain Signs and Symptoms The localized response of inflammation within and around an[] Contractures, Myopathy, and Pulmonary Fibrosis polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyositis Proximal Myopathy with Focal Depletion of Mitochondria pyomyositis Rhabdomyolysis Rotator[] Serious complications of tendinitis and tenosynovitis include contractures (or tightening) of the tendon, scarring (called adhesions), muscle wasting, and disability.[]

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