"Ischemic Contracture" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A type of permanent damage to muscles and nerves that results from prolonged lack blood flow to those tissues. It is characterized by shortening and stiffening of the muscles.
- Ischemic Contracture
- Contracture, Ischemic
- Contractures, Ischemic
- Ischemic Contractures
- Volkmann Contracture
- Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture
- Contracture, Volkmann's Ischemic
- Ischemic Contracture, Volkmann's
- Volkmann Ischemic Contracture
- Volkmanns Ischemic Contracture
- Contracture, Volkmann
- Contractures, Volkmann
- Volkmann Contractures
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