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Descriptor English:   Hip Contracture 
Descriptor Spanish:   Contractura de la Cadera 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Contratura de Quadril 
Synonyms English:   Contracture, Hip
Contractures, Hip
Hip Contractures  
Tree Number:   C05.550.323.468
C05.651.197.468
Definition English:   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) 
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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:   6774 
Unique Identifier:   D006616 

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