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"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.

MeSH information
Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Contracture" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Contracture" was a major or minor topic of these publication.