limitation of motion


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limitation of motion

[lim′itā′shən]
Etymology: L, limes, limit
the restriction of or reduction of normal range of motion of a body part, caused by disease or injury.

limitation of motion

The restriction of movement or range of motion of a part or joint, esp. that imposed by disease or trauma to joints and soft tissues.
See also: limitation
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Occasional pain and some limitation of motion were present initially.
10 patients had pain, limitation of motion and restricted activities around the wrist.
The clinical symptoms are caused by the impingement of nearby structures by the lipoma, which include pain, crepitus, limitation of motion, and joint effusion.