*  Richard von Volkmann
Described Volkmann's Ischaemic Contracture in 1881. Devised a splint and a spoon which bear his name. His treatment of ...
*  Mobile wad
Baek, GH; Kim, JS; Chung, MS (2004). "Isolated ischemic contracture of the mobile wad: a report of two cases". J Hand Surg [ Br ...
*  Volkmann's contracture
Any fracture in elbow region or upper arm may lead to Volkmann's ischemic contracture, but it is especially associated with ... Volkmann's contracture is a permanent flexion contracture of the hand at the wrist, resulting in a claw-like deformity of the ... "non-Infective Ischemic conditions of various fascial compartments in the extremities". Because the contracture occurred at the ... If the contracture occurs, surgery to release the fixed tissues may help with the deformity and function of the hand. It is ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 800-999: injury and poisoning
Volkmann's ischemic contracture (958.7) Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema (958.8) Other early complications of trauma (958.9) ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter XIX: Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
Traumatic ischaemia of muscle Compartment syndrome Volkmann's ischaemic contracture (T79.7) Traumatic subcutaneous emphysema ( ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter XIII: Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
Ischaemic infarction of muscle Compartment syndrome, non-traumatic (M62.3) Immobility syndrome (paraplegic) (M62.4) Contracture ... Contracture of joint (M24.6) Ankylosis of joint (M24.7) Protrusio acetabuli (M24.8) Other specific joint derangements, not ... Other contracture of tendon (sheath) (M67.2) Synovial hypertrophy, not elsewhere classified (M67.3) Transient synovitis (M67.4 ...
*  Lacunar stroke
It is estimated that lacunar infarcts account for 25% of all ischemic strokes, with an annual incidence of approximately 15 per ... Furthermore, splints and braces can be used to support limbs and joints to prevent complications such as contractures and ...
*  Hip examination
Assessment for a hidden flexion contracture of the hip - hip flexion contractures may be occult, due to compensation by the ... Look Front and back of pelvis/hips and legs and comment on Ischaemic or trophic changes· Level of ASIS (anterior superior iliac ... Rectus Femoris Contracture test for tight rectus femoris performed like Thomas test, but with the affected leg bent off the end ... Any fixed contractures? Arm-swing and balance on turning around· Abnormal Gait Patterns Trendelenburg (pelvic sway/tilt, aka ...
*  Penile injury
Penis burns can be very severe and often require specialized care in a burn unit to prevent contractures, severe scarring, or ... Favorable prognostic factors for replantation of amputated penises include short ischemic time and a clean incision (as opposed ... ischemic necrosis; gangrene and kidney damage; lymphedema; ulceration; urethrocutaneous fistula, loss of sensation; urethral ...
*  Spastic quadriplegia
Many experience contractures, which are defined as joints that cannot be stretched or moved. Clonus is another symptom that is ... hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy or intrapartum asphyxia). The white matter of the brain is especially vulnerable between the ...
*  Compartment syndrome
Untreated, acute compartment syndrome can result in Volkmann's contracture. The first symptom of compartment syndrome is pain. ... Common causes of compartment syndrome include tibial or forearm fractures, ischemic reperfusion following injury, hemorrhage, ...
*  Glycogen storage disease type V
The ischemic exercise consists of the patient squeezing a hand dynamometer at maximal strength for a specific period of time, ... Patients may present at emergency rooms with severe fixed contractures of the muscles and often severe pain. These require ... The physician can also perform an ischemic forearm exercise test as described above. Some findings suggest a nonischemic test ... McArdle noticed this patient's cramps were electrically silent and his venous lactate levels failed to increase upon ischemic ...
*  List of syndromes
Noonan syndrome Norman-Roberts syndrome Northern epilepsy syndrome Nutcracker syndrome Occipital horn syndrome Ocular ischemic ... syndrome Lenz-Majewski syndrome Leriche's syndrome Leschke syndrome Lesch-Nyhan syndrome Lethal congenital contracture syndrome ... syndrome Alien hand syndrome Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome Allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome Alopecia contractures dwarfism ...
*  Diabetic neuropathy
These contractures occur not only in the foot but also in the hand where the loss of the musculature makes the hand appear ... which makes them less susceptible to ischemic damage (as they are closer to the vascular supply). The sixth nerve, the abducens ... Loss of motor function results in dorsiflexion, contractures of the toes, loss of the interosseous muscle function that leads ... Exercise programs, along with manual therapy, will help to prevent muscle contractures, spasms and atrophy. These programs may ...
*  Hyperkinesia
Secondary dystonia, however, is most commonly caused by dyskinetic cerebral palsy, due to hypoxic or ischemic injury to the ... Physical therapy has been used to improve posture and prevent contractures via braces and casting, although in some cases, ... A multitude of movement disorders have been observed after either ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Some examples include ... Treatment of primary dystonia is aimed at reducing symptoms such as involuntary movements, pain, contracture, embarrassment, ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter VI: Diseases of the nervous system
Other transient cerebral ischaemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.9) Transient cerebral ischaemic attack, unspecified (G46 ... benign scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy with early contractures (Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy) distal muscular dystrophy ... Transient cerebral ischaemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.0) Vertebrobasilar artery syndrome (G45.1) Carotid artery ...
*  PSMB8
... the proteasome maintains cardiac protein homeostasis and thus plays a significant role in cardiac Ischemic injury, ventricular ... to show the characteristic thin facial appearance and long clubbed fingers with joint contractures. ENSG00000206298, ...
*  Coma
An ischemic stroke, brain hemorrhage, or tumor may cause such cessation of blood flow. Lack of blood to cells in the brain ... Physical therapy may also be used to prevent contractures and orthopedic deformities that would limit recovery for those ... Busl, K. M.; Greer, D. M. (2010). "Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury: Pathophysiology, neuropathology and mechanisms". ...
*  Brain damage
IL-1 mediates ischaemic, excitotoxic, and traumatic brain injury, probably through multiple actions on glia, neurons, and the ... Serial casting and splinting are often used to reduce soft tissue contractures and muscle tone. Evidence based research reveals ...
*  Porencephaly
Maria Gieron-Korthals; José Colón (2005). "Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in infants: new challenges". Fetal and pediatric ... weakness or loss in voluntary movement Contractures - painful shortening of muscles affecting motion Hypotonia - reduced muscle ...
*  Spinal cord injury
Spasticity increases the risk of contractures (shortening of muscles, tendons, or ligaments that result from lack of use of a ... These secondary injury pathways include the ischemic cascade, inflammation, swelling, cell suicide, and neurotransmitter ... and ischemic (from lack of blood flow). The damage can also be divided into primary and secondary injury: the cell death that ... which can give rise to an ischemic cascade with a release of toxins that damages neurons. Thus treatment is often geared toward ...
*  Glossary of diabetes
Dupuytren's contracture A condition that causes the fingers to curve inward and may also affect the palm. The condition is more ... In the brain, these produce hematomas (i.e., pools of blood within the skull). The other kind is an ischemic stroke in which ... Cerebrovascular disease damage to the blood vessels in the brain, resulting in a stroke - either ischemic (a blocked blood ...
*  Horse colic
This impairment of blood supply leads to hyperemia and congestion, and ultimately to ischaemic necrosis and cellular death. The ... with left dorsal displacement are sometimes treated with exercise and/or phenylephrine-a medication that causes contracture of ...
*  List of cutaneous conditions
... ischemic ulcer) Arteriosclerosis obliterans Bier spots Blueberry muffin baby Bonnet-Dechaume-Blanc syndrome (Wyburn-Mason ... protuberans Desmoid tumor Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis Diffuse infantile fibromatosis Dupuytren's contracture (Dupuytren's ...