Adult Hip Flexion Contracture due to Neurological Disease: A New Treatment Protocol—Surgical Treatment of Neurological Hip Flexion Contracture

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Nicodemo, Alberto; Arrigoni, Chiara; Bersano, Andrea; Massè, Alessandro;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Medicine,volume 2,014 (issn: 1687-9627, eissn: 1687-9635)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/349014, pmc: PMC3965955
  • Subject: R | Case Report | Medicine | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal diseases

Congenital, traumatic, or extrinsic causes can lead people to paraplegia; some of these are potentially; reversible and others are not. Paraplegia can couse hip flexion contracture and, consequently, pressure sores, scoliosis, and hyperlordosis; lumbar and groin pain a... View more
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