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Descriptor English:   Ischemic Contracture 
Descriptor Spanish:   Contractura Isquémica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Contratura Isquêmica 
Synonyms English:   Contracture, Ischemic
Contracture, Volkmann
Contracture, Volkmann's Ischemic
Contractures, Ischemic
Contractures, Volkmann
Ischemic Contracture, Volkmann's
Ischemic Contractures
Volkmann Contracture
Volkmann Contractures
Volkmann Ischemic Contracture
Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture
Volkmanns Ischemic Contracture  
Tree Number:   C05.550.323.734
C05.651.180.531
C05.651.197.734
C14.907.303.531
Definition English:   A type of permanent damage to muscles and nerves that results from prolonged lack blood flow to those tissues. It is characterized by shortening and stiffening of the muscles. 
History Note English:   2008; for VOLKMANN CONTRACTURE use COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES 1963-2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   52584 
Unique Identifier:   D054061 

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