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Muscle contracture

MedGen UID:
3227
Concept ID:
C0009917
Anatomical Abnormality
Synonyms: Contracture; Contractures
SNOMED CT: Muscle contracture (55033002); Contracture (57048009)

Definition

Permanent contraction of a muscle as a result of spasm or paralysis. [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Zhao FY, Dong HM, Huang HJ, Gao GY, Wu RQ, Shi YY, Ju XD, Li CB, Xu Y, Wang JQ
Orthop Surg 2021 Aug;13(6):1697-1706. Epub 2021 Aug 5 doi: 10.1111/os.13043. PMID: 34351067Free PMC Article
Ambrose AF, Verghese T, Dohle C, Russo J
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2018 Aug;29(3):483-500. Epub 2018 Jun 1 doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2018.03.004. PMID: 30626510
Wood KS, Daluiski A
Hand Clin 2018 Nov;34(4):517-528. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2018.06.011. PMID: 30286966

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Kruse A, Habersack A, Jaspers RT, Schrapf N, Weide G, Svehlik M, Tilp M
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Sep 15;19(18) doi: 10.3390/ijerph191811599. PMID: 36141875Free PMC Article
Zhang Y, Su Q, Zhang Y, Ge H, Wei W, Cheng B
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2021 Jun 19;22(1):561. doi: 10.1186/s12891-021-04447-7. PMID: 34147092Free PMC Article
Trompetto C, Currà A, Puce L, Mori L, Pallecchi I, Gazzola P, Fabbri S, Uccelli A, Novi G, Crisafulli O, Serrati C, Marinelli L
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2020 Apr;51:102408. Epub 2020 Feb 20 doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2020.102408. PMID: 32120056
Synnot A, Chau M, Pitt V, O'Connor D, Gruen RL, Wasiak J, Clavisi O, Pattuwage L, Phillips K
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 Nov 22;11(11):CD008929. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008929.pub2. PMID: 29165784Free PMC Article
Godfrey R, Quinlivan R
Nat Rev Neurol 2016 Jul;12(7):393-402. Epub 2016 May 27 doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2016.75. PMID: 27231184

Diagnosis

Zhao FY, Dong HM, Huang HJ, Gao GY, Wu RQ, Shi YY, Ju XD, Li CB, Xu Y, Wang JQ
Orthop Surg 2021 Aug;13(6):1697-1706. Epub 2021 Aug 5 doi: 10.1111/os.13043. PMID: 34351067Free PMC Article
Zhou Y, Zhang Z, Hou J, Yang R
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2019 Jul 29;20(1):350. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2696-8. PMID: 31357963Free PMC Article
Wood KS, Daluiski A
Hand Clin 2018 Nov;34(4):517-528. doi: 10.1016/j.hcl.2018.06.011. PMID: 30286966
Godfrey R, Quinlivan R
Nat Rev Neurol 2016 Jul;12(7):393-402. Epub 2016 May 27 doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2016.75. PMID: 27231184
Bruschetta D, Milardi D, Trimarchi F, DI Mauro D, Valenti A, Arrigo A, Valenti B, Santoro G, Cascio F, Vaccarino G, Cacciola A
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 2016 Dec;56(12):1518-1525. Epub 2016 Mar 18 PMID: 26990421

Therapy

Kruse A, Habersack A, Jaspers RT, Schrapf N, Weide G, Svehlik M, Tilp M
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Sep 15;19(18) doi: 10.3390/ijerph191811599. PMID: 36141875Free PMC Article
Cortina RE, Morris BL, Vopat BG
Foot Ankle Clin 2018 Mar;23(1):57-68. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2017.09.006. PMID: 29362034
Synnot A, Chau M, Pitt V, O'Connor D, Gruen RL, Wasiak J, Clavisi O, Pattuwage L, Phillips K
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 Nov 22;11(11):CD008929. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008929.pub2. PMID: 29165784Free PMC Article
Godfrey R, Quinlivan R
Nat Rev Neurol 2016 Jul;12(7):393-402. Epub 2016 May 27 doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2016.75. PMID: 27231184
Bergeson PS, Singer SA, Kaplan AM
Pediatrics 1982 Dec;70(6):944-8. PMID: 6755373

Prognosis

Varillas-Delgado D, Morencos E, Gutierrez-Hellín J, Aguilar-Navarro M, Maestro A, Perucho T, Coso JD
Int J Sports Med 2023 Feb;44(2):145-152. Epub 2022 Nov 11 doi: 10.1055/a-1945-8982. PMID: 36368655
Zhang X, Jiang X, He F, Liang Z, You T, Jin D, Zhang W
Int Orthop 2017 Aug;41(8):1521-1526. Epub 2016 Nov 29 doi: 10.1007/s00264-016-3354-5. PMID: 27900442
Wieck MM, Nowicki D, Schall KA, Zeinati C, Howell LK, Anselmo DM
J Pediatr Surg 2017 Apr;52(4):598-601. Epub 2016 Sep 1 doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.08.019. PMID: 27622586
Bruschetta D, Milardi D, Trimarchi F, DI Mauro D, Valenti A, Arrigo A, Valenti B, Santoro G, Cascio F, Vaccarino G, Cacciola A
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 2016 Dec;56(12):1518-1525. Epub 2016 Mar 18 PMID: 26990421
Fu D, Yang S, Xiao B, Wang H, Meng C
J Pediatr Orthop 2011 Jul-Aug;31(5):e38-43. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e31821f509c. PMID: 21654446

Clinical prediction guides

Trompetto C, Marinelli L, Mori L, Bragazzi N, Maggi G, Cotellessa F, Puce L, Vestito L, Molteni F, Gasperini G, Farina N, Bissolotti L, Sciarrini F, Millevolte M, Balestrieri F, Restivo DA, Chisari C, Santamato A, Del Felice A, Manganotti P, Serrati C, Currà A
Toxins (Basel) 2023 May 13;15(5) doi: 10.3390/toxins15050335. PMID: 37235369Free PMC Article
Kruse A, Habersack A, Jaspers RT, Schrapf N, Weide G, Svehlik M, Tilp M
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Sep 15;19(18) doi: 10.3390/ijerph191811599. PMID: 36141875Free PMC Article
Zhou Y, Zhang Z, Hou J, Yang R
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2019 Jul 29;20(1):350. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2696-8. PMID: 31357963Free PMC Article
Huang JB, Ge H, Zhang YL, Liu CT, Xue C, Chen YC, Wu P, Cheng B
J Orthop Surg Res 2019 May 28;14(1):159. doi: 10.1186/s13018-019-1187-9. PMID: 31138264Free PMC Article
Wieck MM, Nowicki D, Schall KA, Zeinati C, Howell LK, Anselmo DM
J Pediatr Surg 2017 Apr;52(4):598-601. Epub 2016 Sep 1 doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.08.019. PMID: 27622586

Recent systematic reviews

Jiang Y, Li T, Wang L, Chen G, Li J
J Orthop Surg Res 2024 Jan 6;19(1):39. doi: 10.1186/s13018-023-04452-7. PMID: 38183149Free PMC Article
Wang F, Zhang QB, Zhou Y, Chen S, Huang PP, Liu Y, Xu YH
Chin J Traumatol 2019 Apr;22(2):93-98. Epub 2019 Mar 11 doi: 10.1016/j.cjtee.2019.02.001. PMID: 30928194Free PMC Article
Synnot A, Chau M, Pitt V, O'Connor D, Gruen RL, Wasiak J, Clavisi O, Pattuwage L, Phillips K
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017 Nov 22;11(11):CD008929. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008929.pub2. PMID: 29165784Free PMC Article

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