For this patient, in addition to preoperative splinting, they will require operative intervention with thumb extensor reconstructions and varying degrees of MP joint contracture
releases, first webspace deepening and soft tissue reconstructions, and opposition transfers.
The prevalence of joint contractures
, pressure sores, painful shoulder, other pain, falls, and depression in the year after a severely disabling stroke.
Hyalinization of various body tissues like skin, joints, and bones leads to development of skin papules, gingival hyperplasia, osteolytic lesions in bones, and joint contractures
He had prominent joint contractures
of his neck, elbows, and ankles, with notable asymmetry at the ankles.
The IP joint contracture
also caused him to be upset because he could not play the "thumbs up" game with his classmates at school.
In longstanding cases a PIP joint contracture
An excellent functional result was one in which the patient had no pain or mild pain (not requiring narcotics), did not require a walking aid or brace, did not have joint contracture
greater than 5[degrees], did not lose more than 20[degrees] of ankle motion, and was able to perform all activities of daily living and/or work.
7%), least in groin, knee and ankle joint contracture
, one case each (3.
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.
Post-traumatic joint contractures
are the most common complication of the locomotors apparatus injuries.