Joint contracture

Known as: contracture joint, contraction joint, Contracture of joint 
Permanent shortening of a joint, usually resulting from prolonged spasticity in a muscle area.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Cerebral palsy (CP) results from an upper motoneuron (UMN)lesion in the developing brain. Secondary to the UMNl esion,which… (More)
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2011
2011
INTRODUCTION The purpose of the study was to follow elbow range of motion for 1 year after injury and to document the rate of… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
We performed homozygosity mapping in two recently reported pedigrees from Portugal and Mexico with an autosomal-recessive… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Dupuytren's disease limits hand function, diminishes the quality of life, and may ultimately disable the hand. Surgery… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Complications after stroke have been shown to impede rehabilitation, lead to poor functional outcome, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This study prospectively examined the incidence and severity of large joint contractures after burn injury and determined… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To determine the complication rate of a modified Skoog's technique in the surgical treatment of Dupuytren's contracture… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background Inherited mutations cause approximately 35 percent of cases of dilated cardiomyopathy; however, few genes… (More)
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1994
1994
Golden retriever muscular dystrophy (GRMD) is an X-linked myopathy homologous with Duchenne muscular dystrophy of human beings… (More)
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1976
1976
Sixty-five of 229 seven to eighteen-year-old campers with diabetes were found to have contractures of finger joints; in two… (More)
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