CONTRACTURA DE VOLKMAN PDF

CONTRACTURA DE VOLKMAN PDF

CONTRACTURA VOLKMANN [1 record] The term “Volkmann’s contracture” was recommended by the Medical Signs and Symptoms. The term “Volkmann’s contracture” was recommended by the Medical Signs and Le terme «syndrome de Volkmann» a été privilégié par le Comité de. Contractura Volkmann – Download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online.

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Volkmann’s contracture is a permanent flexion contracture of the hand at the wristresulting in a claw-like deformity of the hand and fingers.

Volkmann’s contracture

Passive extension of fingers is restricted and painful. Any fracture in the elbow region or upper arm may lead to Volkmann’s ischemic contracture, but it is especially associated with supracondylar fracture of the humerus. Volkmann’s contracture results from acute ischaemia and necrosis of the muscle fibres of the flexor group of muscles of the forearmespecially the flexor digitorum profundus and flexor pollicis longus.

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The muscles become fibrotic and shortened. The condition is caused by obstruction on the brachial artery near the elbow, possibly from improper use of a tourniquetimproper use of a plaster castor compartment syndrome.

Volkmann’s contracture – Wikipedia

It is also caused by fractures of the forearm bones if they cause bleeding from the major blood vessels of the forearm. Prevention of the condition requires restoration of blood flow after injury and reduction of compartmental pressure on the muscles.

Any splints, bandages, or other devices that might be obstructing circulation must be removed. A fasciotomy may be required to reduce pressure in the muscle compartment. If the contracture occurs, surgery to release the fixed tissues may help with the deformity and contractuar of the hand.

It is named after Richard von Volkmann -the 19th century German doctor who first described it, [2] in a paper on “non-Infective Ischemic conditions of various fascial compartments in the extremities”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Volkmann’s contracture Synonyms Volkmann’s ischaemic contracture Specialty Emergency medicine Volkmann’s contracture is a permanent flexion contracture of the hand at the wristresulting in a claw-like deformity of the hand and fingers.

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