Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis
Other Names for this Disease
- Fibromatosis juvenile hyaline
- Hyalinosis, systemic juvenile
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy due to intensive athletic training
- Infantile systemic hyalinosis
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It has been suggested that physical therapy may help to treat joint contractures in juvenile hyaline fibromatosis; this therapy should be done with an awareness of the pain tolerance of each affected individual. Splinting may help reduce pain associated with contractures by stabilizing the joint.
Last updated: 2/16/2012
- Shieh JTC, Hoyme HE, Arbour LT. Inherited Systemic Hyalinosis. GeneReviews. February 2008; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1525/. Accessed 2/13/2012.
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