Injection of certain medicines into the forearm Injury of the blood vessels in the forearm Surgery on the forearm Symptoms of Volkmann contracture affect the forearm, wrist, and hand. Symptoms may include: Decreased sensation Paleness of the skin Muscle weakness and loss atrophy Deformity of the wrist, hand, and fingers that causes the hand to have a claw-like appearance Exams and Tests The health care provider will perform a physical exam, focusing on the affected arm. If the provider suspects Volkmann contracture, detailed questions will be asked about past injury or conditions that affected the arm. Tests that may done include: X-ray of the arm Tests of the muscles and nerves to check their function Treatment The goal of treatment is to help people regain some or full use of the arm and hand. Treatment depends on the severity of the contracture: For mild contracture, muscle stretching exercises and splinting the affected fingers may be done.
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Contratura isquemica de Volkmann