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Elbow flexion contracture

MedGen UID:
500945
Concept ID:
CN002703
Finding
Synonyms: Contractures of elbows; Contractures of the elbows; Elbow contracture; Elbow contractures; Elbow flexion contractures; Elbow flexion deformity
 

Definition

A chronic loss of elbow joint motion due to structural changes in muscle, tendons, ligaments, or skin that prevent normal movement of the joints of the elbow. [from HPO]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Chomiak J, Dungl P, Včelák J
J Pediatr Orthop 2014 Dec;34(8):799-807. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000204. PMID: 25387155
Chim H, Kircher MF, Spinner RJ, Bishop AT, Shin AY
J Hand Surg Am 2014 Oct;39(10):1959-66. Epub 2014 Jul 23 doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.06.020. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25064624
Sheffler LC, Lattanza L, Hagar Y, Bagley A, James MA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012 Mar 7;94(5):403-9. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.00750. PMID: 22398733Free PMC Article
Wang E, Wenger DR, Zhang L, Zhao Q, Ji S, Li J
J Pediatr Orthop 2010 Apr-May;30(3):277-81. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e3181d48394. PMID: 20357595
Ballinger SG, Hoffer MM
J Child Neurol 1994 Apr;9(2):209-10. PMID: 8006375

Diagnosis

Pöyhiä TH, Koivikko MP, Peltonen JI, Kirjavainen MO, Lamminen AE, Nietosvaara AY
Pediatr Radiol 2007 Feb;37(2):173-9. Epub 2006 Dec 19 doi: 10.1007/s00247-006-0374-0. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 17180365
Matev B
Hand Surg 2003 Jul;8(1):127-31. PMID: 12923949
Green NE
J Pediatr Orthop 1983 Jul;3(3):384-6. PMID: 6874940

Therapy

Malot R, Park KW, Song SH, Kwon HN, Song HR
Acta Orthop 2013 Jun;84(3):280-5. Epub 2013 Mar 19 doi: 10.3109/17453674.2013.786636. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23506166Free PMC Article
Moseley AM, Hassett LM, Leung J, Clare JS, Herbert RD, Harvey LA
Clin Rehabil 2008 May;22(5):406-17. doi: 10.1177/0269215507083795. PMID: 18441037
Lee FY, Schoeb JS, Yu J, Christiansen BD, Dick HM
J Pediatr Orthop 2005 Sep-Oct;25(5):613-6. PMID: 16199941

Prognosis

Chomiak J, Dungl P, Včelák J
J Pediatr Orthop 2014 Dec;34(8):799-807. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000204. PMID: 25387155
Al-Qattan MM
Ann Plast Surg 2010 Jul;65(1):38-42. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3181a72f9e. PMID: 20548233
Wang E, Wenger DR, Zhang L, Zhao Q, Ji S, Li J
J Pediatr Orthop 2010 Apr-May;30(3):277-81. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e3181d48394. PMID: 20357595
Moseley AM, Hassett LM, Leung J, Clare JS, Herbert RD, Harvey LA
Clin Rehabil 2008 May;22(5):406-17. doi: 10.1177/0269215507083795. PMID: 18441037
Ballinger SG, Hoffer MM
J Child Neurol 1994 Apr;9(2):209-10. PMID: 8006375

Clinical prediction guides

Sheffler LC, Lattanza L, Sison-Williamson M, James MA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012 Feb 15;94(4):289-97. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.01348. PMID: 22336968Free PMC Article
Terzis JK, Kokkalis ZT
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2009 Aug;34(4):449-58. Epub 2009 Jul 8 doi: 10.1177/1753193409105188. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 19587070
Ring D, Jupiter JB, Zilberfarb J
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2002 Apr;84-A(4):547-51. PMID: 11940613

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