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Hip Contracture Summary

Description: 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. (From Current Medical Information & Technology, 5th ed)

Also Known As: Contracture, Hip; Contractures, Hip; Hip Contractures

Networked: 12 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hip Contracture

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. HLA-B27 Antigen (HLA B27 Antigen) : 1 result : IBA
  2. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 1 result : FDA 51 Generic
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Congenital contractural arachnodactyly : 1 result : IBA
  5. tranilast (N 5') : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Hip Contracture

  1. Arachnodactyly
  2. Poliomyelitis (Polio)
  3. Pain (Aches)
  4. Noonan Syndrome (Female Pseudo-Turner Syndrome)
  5. Muscle Hypotonia (Hypotonia)
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Key Therapies for Hip Contracture

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  1. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 2 results
  2. Amputation : 2 results
  3. Traction : 1 result
  4. Osteotomy : 1 result
  5. Arthroplasty : 1 result
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