adhesive capsulitis

adhesive capsulitis

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  • Adhesive capsulitis — Constant severe limitation of the range of motion of the shoulder due to scarring around the shoulder joint. Also called a frozen shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis is an unwanted consequence of rotator cuff disease: damage to the rotator cuff, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Adhesive capsulitis of shoulder — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 34114 ICD10 = ICD10|M|75|0|m|70 ICD9 = ICD9|726.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000455 eMedicineSubj = orthped eMedicineTopic = 372 MeshID = Frozen shoulder, medically referred to as adhesive… …   Wikipedia

  • adhesive capsulitis — /ədˌhisɪv ˌkæpsjəˈlaɪtəs/ (say uhd.heesiv .kapsyuh luytuhs) noun → capsulitis …  

  • adhesive capsulitis — see frozen shoulder …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • capsulitis — /kæpsjəˈlaɪtəs/ (say kapsyuh luytuhs) noun Medicine a stiffening of the shoulder or other joint to the point where the patient is unable to move the joint more than a small distance in any direction, the cause of the complaint being as yet… …  

  • capsulitis — Inflammation of the capsule of an organ or part, as of the liver, the lens of the eye, or surrounding a joint. adhesive c. a condition in which there is limitation of motion in a joint due to …   Medical dictionary

  • adhesive bursitis — see under capsulitis …   Medical dictionary

  • frozen shoulder — adhesive capsulitis a well defined disorder characterized by progressive pain and then stiffness of the shoulder that has no clear single cause and usually resolves spontaneously over about 18 months. Initial treatment during the painful… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Frozen shoulder — Constant severe limitation of the range of motion of the shoulder due to scarring around the shoulder joint (adhesive capsulitis). Frozen shoulder is an unwanted consequence of rotator cuff disease: damage to the rotator cuff, the set of four… …   Medical dictionary

  • Shoulder problem — Shoulder problems including pain, are one of the more common reasons for physician visits for musculoskeletal symptoms. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed.… …   Wikipedia

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