Concept

Fibrous ankylosis

Résumé
Fibrous ankylosis (also known as false ankylosis) is a condition that affects fibrous connective tissue causing a limited range of movement. Most causes occurs due to physical trauma. Other cases can be attributed to the contraction of diseases such as tubercular arthritis, (arthritis developed after contracting tuberculosis), or septic arthritis. Surgery, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, immobilization are also cases of this condition. Fibrous ankylosis was thought to be a precursor progress into bony ankylosis in which osseous bone tissue fusing the affected joint causing a greater reduction of mobility. Signs and symptoms The symptoms of fibrous ankylosis include:
  • Limited Motion of the affected Joint
  • Joint stiffness
  • Joint pain
For those who have contracted this condition via a viral disease such as tuberculosis, or a disease such as arthritis, inflammation is also reported. Fibrous ankylosis can occur in
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