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Adhesive capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis: Introduction

Adhesive capsulitis: disorder in which the shoulder capsule, the connective tissue surrounding the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder, becomes inflamed and stiff, and grows together with abnormal bands of tissue, called adhesions, greatly restricting motion and causing chronic pain. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Adhesive capsulitis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Adhesive capsulitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Adhesive capsulitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Adhesive capsulitis

Adhesive capsulitis: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Adhesive capsulitis, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Adhesive capsulitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Adhesive capsulitis may include:

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Adhesive capsulitis: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Adhesive capsulitis may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Adhesive capsulitis: Deaths

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Article Excerpts about Adhesive capsulitis

As the name implies, movement of the shoulder is severely restricted in people... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS)

Definitions of Adhesive capsulitis:

Detailed list of causes of Adhesive capsulitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Adhesive capsulitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Adhesive capsulitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Adhesive capsulitis. Of the 7 causes of Adhesive capsulitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Adhesive capsulitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Adhesive capsulitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Adhesive capsulitis Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Adhesive capsulitis based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Adhesive capsulitis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Adhesive capsulitis:

    Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Adhesive capsulitis

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