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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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However, an early recurrence at the PIP Joint contracture can be reversed by using a dynamic extension splint.
In contrast to our findings, however, a few studies confirmed the effectiveness of static progressive orthoses for shoulder and metacarpophalangeal joint contracture recently [14, 32].
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.
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.
For example, a burn scar that results in a joint contracture is associated with a functional impairment, while a burn scar in a noncritical area is not.
Vascular endothelial growth factor 121 and 165 in the subacromial bursa are involved in shoulder joint contracture in type II diabetics with rotator cuff disease.
Our case presented with rectal bleeding due to anal lesion in addition to typical skin lesions along with joint contracture and gingival hypertrophy.
On follow-up 2 years after the first surgery, the patient showed no recurrence and was using the pollicized thumb for activities of daily living, such as writing and cooking, despite the presence of first carpometacarpal (CM) joint contracture due to the initial surgery (Fig.
From this, the researchers tracked neurologic symptoms such as seizures, migraine headaches, other headaches, or any other neurologic signs or symptoms; neurologic testing results from those who underwent MRI, CT, and EEG; musculoskeletal symptoms such as arthritis, arthralgias, joint contracture, leg length discrepancy, and other musculoskeletal issues, as well as ophthalmologic manifestations including uveitis and other ophthalmologic symptoms.
Further reference suggested superiority of plantar approach compared to dorsal approach which carried the morbidity such as hammer toe deformity, metatarsophalangeal joint contracture, transverse plane MIJ deformities, hematoma, and vascular insults to digits.

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