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Descriptor English:   Contracture 
Descriptor Spanish:   Contractura 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Contratura 
Synonyms English:   Contractures  
Tree Number:   C05.550.323
C05.651.197
Definition English:   Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate IM with specific muscle or other tissue or site (IM) but not with MUSCLES, skeletal; also available are DUPUYTREN'S CONTRACTURE; HIP CONTRACTURE; VOLKMANN CONTRACTURE & EQUINUS CONTRACTURE
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:   3305 
Unique Identifier:   D003286 

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