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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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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.
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.

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