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Flexion contracture

MedGen UID:
504817
Concept ID:
CN001256
Finding
Synonyms: Contracture; CONTRACTURES; Flexion contractures; Flexion contractures of joints; Joint contracture; Joint contractures
 

Definition

A flexion contracture is a bent (flexed) joint that cannot be straightened actively or passively. It is thus a chronic loss of joint motion due to structural changes in muscle, tendons, ligaments, or skin that prevents normal movement of joints. [from HPO]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Balci HI, Kocaoglu M, Eralp L, Bilen FE
Haemophilia 2014 Nov;20(6):879-83. Epub 2014 Aug 21 doi: 10.1111/hae.12478. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25143070
Okamoto S, Okazaki K, Mitsuyasu H, Matsuda S, Mizu-Uchi H, Hamai S, Tashiro Y, Iwamoto Y
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014 Dec;22(12):3174-80. Epub 2014 Jan 31 doi: 10.1007/s00167-014-2858-z. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24482212
Bin Abd Razak HR, Yeo Jin S, Chong Chi H
J Arthroplasty 2014 Dec;29(12):2369-72. Epub 2013 Dec 13 doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.12.006. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24418768
Yan D, Yang J, Pei F
J Orthop Surg Res 2013 Nov 15;8:41. doi: 10.1186/1749-799X-8-41. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24229435Free PMC Article
Anania A, Abdel MP, Lee YY, Lyman S, González Della Valle A
Int Orthop 2013 Oct;37(10):1917-23. Epub 2013 Jul 9 doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1993-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23835560Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

McInerney NM, O'Shaughnessy M, Clover J
BMJ 2014 Oct 30;349:g6137. PMID: 25358591
Campbell TM, Trudel G, Wong KK, Laneuville O
J Rheumatol 2014 Nov;41(11):2232-9. Epub 2014 Oct 1 doi: 10.3899/jrheum.140079. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25274883
Pourtaheri S, Emami A, Stewart T, Hwang K, Issa K, Harwin SF, Mont MA
Orthopedics 2014 Apr;37(4):e398-402. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20140401-64. PMID: 24762848
Lustig S, Scholes CJ, Stegeman TJ, Oussedik S, Coolican MR, Parker DA
Int Orthop 2012 Sep;36(9):1835-9. Epub 2012 May 27 doi: 10.1007/s00264-012-1580-z. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22638608Free PMC Article
Atilla B, Caglar O, Pekmezci M, Buyukasik Y, Tokgozoglu AM, Alpaslan M
Haemophilia 2012 May;18(3):358-63. Epub 2011 Nov 21 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2011.02695.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22103453

Therapy

Cantero-Téllez R, Cuesta-Vargas AI, Cuadros-Romero M
J Hand Surg Am 2015 May;40(5):951-5. Epub 2015 Mar 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.01.005. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25771480
Han SH, Chung NS, Park DY
Ann Plast Surg 2015 Jul;75(1):19-23. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182a884ea. PMID: 24727446
Bin Abd Razak HR, Yeo Jin S, Chong Chi H
J Arthroplasty 2014 Dec;29(12):2369-72. Epub 2013 Dec 13 doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.12.006. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24418768
Al-Oraibi S, Tariah HA, Alanazi A
J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2013;6(3):147-53. doi: 10.3233/PRM-130247. PMID: 24240835
Yan D, Yang J, Pei F
J Orthop Surg Res 2013 Nov 15;8:41. doi: 10.1186/1749-799X-8-41. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24229435Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Balci HI, Kocaoglu M, Eralp L, Bilen FE
Haemophilia 2014 Nov;20(6):879-83. Epub 2014 Aug 21 doi: 10.1111/hae.12478. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25143070
Anania A, Abdel MP, Lee YY, Lyman S, González Della Valle A
Int Orthop 2013 Oct;37(10):1917-23. Epub 2013 Jul 9 doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1993-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23835560Free PMC Article
Koh IJ, Chang CB, Kang YG, Seong SC, Kim TK
J Arthroplasty 2013 Apr;28(4):585-90. Epub 2012 Nov 8 doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.07.014. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23142447
Lustig S, Scholes CJ, Stegeman TJ, Oussedik S, Coolican MR, Parker DA
Int Orthop 2012 Sep;36(9):1835-9. Epub 2012 May 27 doi: 10.1007/s00264-012-1580-z. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22638608Free PMC Article
Atilla B, Caglar O, Pekmezci M, Buyukasik Y, Tokgozoglu AM, Alpaslan M
Haemophilia 2012 May;18(3):358-63. Epub 2011 Nov 21 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2011.02695.x. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22103453

Clinical prediction guides

Cantero-Téllez R, Cuesta-Vargas AI, Cuadros-Romero M
J Hand Surg Am 2015 May;40(5):951-5. Epub 2015 Mar 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.01.005. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25771480
Han SH, Chung NS, Park DY
Ann Plast Surg 2015 Jul;75(1):19-23. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182a884ea. PMID: 24727446
Bin Abd Razak HR, Yeo Jin S, Chong Chi H
J Arthroplasty 2014 Dec;29(12):2369-72. Epub 2013 Dec 13 doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.12.006. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24418768
Yan D, Yang J, Pei F
J Orthop Surg Res 2013 Nov 15;8:41. doi: 10.1186/1749-799X-8-41. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24229435Free PMC Article
Anania A, Abdel MP, Lee YY, Lyman S, González Della Valle A
Int Orthop 2013 Oct;37(10):1917-23. Epub 2013 Jul 9 doi: 10.1007/s00264-013-1993-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23835560Free PMC Article

Recent systematic reviews

Mont MA, Banerjee S, Jauregui JJ, Cherian JJ, Kapadia BH
Surg Technol Int 2015 May;26:269-74. PMID: 26055019
Proubasta IR, Lamas CG, Natera L, Millan A
J Hand Surg Am 2014 Jun;39(6):1075-81. Epub 2014 May 5 doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.03.033. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24799141
Bainbridge C, Gerber RA, Szczypa PP, Smith T, Kushner H, Cohen B, Hellio Le Graverand-Gastineau MP
J Plast Surg Hand Surg 2012 Sep;46(3-4):177-83. Epub 2012 Jun 7 doi: 10.3109/2000656X.2012.683795. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22670890Free PMC Article
Westberry DE, Davids JR, Jacobs JM, Pugh LI, Tanner SL
J Pediatr Orthop 2006 Jan-Feb;26(1):109-14. doi: 10.1097/01.bpo.0000187990.71645.ae. PMID: 16439913
Dedmond BT, Almekinders LC
Am J Knee Surg 2001 Winter;14(1):33-8. PMID: 11216717

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