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Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder Wheeless

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Description:
- refers to a condition in which the shoulder capsule becomes contracted and thickened;
- patients note a dramatic decrease in shoulder ROM;
- in many cases there is spontaneous resolution after 1-3 years and motion is re-gained
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
Last Modified: Tue Apr 08 2008