Joint contractures

Joint contractures

Stiffness of the joints that prevents full extension.
Mentioned in: Mucopolysaccharidoses
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The complications include feeding difficulties, joint contractures, spinal deformities, respiratory compromise, and cardiac involvement.
The association of congenital joint contractures and OI-3 was initially documented in five children from families of different linguistic groups in the black population of southern Africa (Tswana, Pedi and Shona) by Viljoen et al.
Infants or fetuses with birth defects were aggregated into four mutually exclusive categories of defects characterized by CDC subject matter experts as being consistent with those observed with congenital Zika virus infection: 1) brain abnormalities or microcephaly (head circumference at delivery <3rd percentile for sex and gestational age) (5); 2) neural tube defects and other early brain malformations; 3) eye abnormalities without mention of a brain abnormality included in the first two categories; and 4) other consequences of CNS dysfunction, specifically joint contractures and congenital sensorineural deafness, without mention of brain or eye abnormalities included in another category.
One of the most severe form, recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), is characterized by chronic skin blistering, open and painful wounds, joint contractures, esophageal strictures, pseudosyndactyly, corneal abrasions, and a shortened life span.
Arthrogryposis, meaning joint contractures or short muscle tissues, and claw hands, are both wrong diagnoses of Muntaha's condition.
17, 71-73) More severe deformities include MP joint contractures, ulnar collateral ligament laxity, superficial thenar muscle absence or hypoplasia, and inadequate webspace skin available for reconstruction.
11,12) Generally, surgery for DC should be performed on an affected MCP joint if the contracture is 30[degrees] or greater, or on PIP joint contractures with functional disorder or neurovascular involvement.
The prevalence of joint contractures, pressure sores, painful shoulder, other pain, falls, and depression in the year after a severely disabling stroke.
By amputee rehabilitation we mean psychosocial adaptation of the patient to his disability maximum independence in activities of daily living prevention of joint contractures safe effective and cosmetically acceptable gait with prosthesis.
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It is characterized by papular and nodular skin lesions, gingival hyperplasia, joint contractures and bone involvement in variable degrees 1.

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