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[OCOSH Code: D003286 7890003 M24.5 JD_CON]

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Hip Contracture (0)
Internet Resources relating to Hip Contracture. Permanent fixation of the hip in primary positions, with limited passive or active motion at the hip joint. Locomotion is difficult and pain is sometimes present when the hip is in motion. It may be caused by trauma, infection, or poliomyelitis.
MeSH Search Term "Hip Contracture"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M24.5 Contracture of joint
SNOMED-CT Term Contracture of hip joint (disorder) Concept ID: 239738002
OCOSH Code: D006616 239738002 M24.5 JD_CON_HIP
Ischemic Contracture (0)
Internet Resources relating to Ischaemic Contracture. A type of permanent damage to muscles and nerves that results from prolonged lack blood flow to those tissues. It is characterized by shortening and stiffening of the muscles.
MeSH Search Term "Ischemic Contracture"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code T79.6 Traumatic ischaemia of muscle
SNOMED-CT Term Ischemic contracture (morphologic abnormality) Concept ID: 62940006
OCOSH Code: D054061 62940006 T79.6 JD_CON_ISC

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Contractures and other Joint Disorders

Location: http://neuromuscular.wustl.edu/msys/contract.html

Extensive notes on -
Contractures with neuromuscular disorders
Arthrogryposis
Bethlem Myopathy
Congenital muscular dystrophy
Dermatomyositis
Dystrophinopathies
Emery-Dreifuss
Fasciitis
Hereditary IBM with ophthalmoplegia
IM drug injections
Nemaline (Rod) myopathy: Severe
Rigid spine syndromes
Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy (Ullrich)
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
* 5q-linked Congenital
* X-linked Infantile
Tel Hashomer camptodactyly
Williams-Beuren syndrome
Joint Hyperlaxity
Ullrich CMD
CMD + Joint hyperlaxity
Mental retardation
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Escobar Syndrome Associated with Thoracic Kyphoscoliosis Lordoscoliosis and Severe Restrictive Lung Disease

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Escobar syndrome or multiple pterygium syndrome is characterized by a web across every flexion crease in the extremities, most notably the popliteal space. In addition, this syndrome is associated with two other structural anomalies: a vertical talus and congenital lordoscoliosis. We present a case report of a patient with Escobar...
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Fixed Knee Flexion Deformities eMedicine Orthopaedics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1358099-overview

Children with neuromuscular disorders often manifest fixed knee flexion deformity due to muscle weakness or imbalance. They tend to develop a crouch gait pattern that may prove refractory to physical therapy, bracing, or spasticity management (Botox/baclofen); for those children, surgical management may be indicated. In addition to hamstring recession for...
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Knee Flexion Contractures

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/410455

Knee Flexion Contractures: Soft Tissue Correction With Monolateral External Fixation from Journal of the Southern Orthopedic Association James F. Mooney III, MD, L. Andrew Koman, MD, Winston-Salem, NC Abstract We assessed the efficacy of progressive soft tissue distraction using monolateral external fixation in the management of severe knee flexion contractures. We prospectively evaluated 10...
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MR Imaging of Popliteal Pterygium in Pediatric Patients

Location: http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/full/178/5/1281

OBJECTIVE. Our purpose was to describe the use of MR imaging in the evaluation of the positions of the popliteal artery and peroneal nerve in children with popliteal pterygium syndrome for preoperative planning and to describe the typical appearance of popliteal pterygium on MR imaging.
CONCLUSION. By depicting the popliteal artery...
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Multiple Pterygia Syndrome

Location: http://www.iol.ie/~rcsiorth/journal/volume2/issue5/a24.htm

The images show a boy with webbing or pterygia in the cubital, popliteal and neck areas. This is multiple pterygia syndrome, also know as Escobar's Syndrome. It is a rare congenital disorder with sporadic or autosomal recessive inhertance. An autosomal dominant form has also been reported.
Features include multiple joint contractures...
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Multiple Pterygium Syndrome

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The multiple pterygium syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive condition characterised by arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, pterygia of the neck, fingers, and antecubital, popliteal, and intercrural areas, growth retardation, and facial, vertebral, and genital anomalies. We present two unrelated patients of 17 and 6 years of age, respectively, affected with this...
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Popliteal Pterygium Syndrome

Location: http://www.indianpediatrics.net/may2006/450.pdf

Popliteal Pterygium syndrome is characterized by the presence of web, which may extend from heel to ischial tuberocity. There is also associated short sciatic nerve and other fascial and genitourinary findings because of which it is also known as Fascio-Genito-Popliteal syndrome.
Gupta M, Jora R. Indian Pediatr. 2006 May;43(5):450-1.
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van der Woude Syndrome eMedicine

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/950823-overview

This article is primarily about the treatment of the orofacial feature (cleft lip and palate). It mentions that popliteal pterygium is associated with this condition. Symptoms of van der Woude syndrome have been seen in individuals with popliteal pterygium syndrome, which has also been linked to mutations in the same...
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