Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC), or simply arthrogryposis, describes congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body. It derives its name. Abstract. ANTUNEZ, Natalia Hernández et al. Artrogriposis múltiple congénita: análisis de los pacientes asistidos en el Centro de Rehabilitación Infantil Teletón . A case report of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita in monochorionic is a group of rarely occurring musculoskeletal disorders, characterised by multiple joint.

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Research has shown that there are more than 35 specific genetic disorders associated with arthrogryposis. Supporting limbs, easing Parkinson’s”.

This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be mulhiple enough.

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Myasthenia gravis of the mother leads also in rare cases to arthrogryposis. The malformations of arthrogryposis can be secondary to environmental factors such multkple Skull and face Craniosynostosis: Journal of Medical Genetics.

Since arthrogryposis includes many different types, the treatment varies between patients depending on the symptoms. Retrieved 10 May Other mutations that could cause arthrogryposis are: The garment looks like normal clothing but contains bundled steel wires under the arms, which help to push the arms toward a lifted position while allowing the wearer to move freely from that position.


The flap is taken from the radial side of the index finger. Inflammation Infectious Septic arthritis Tuberculosis arthritis Reactive arthritis indirectly. There is often an appearance of increased skin at the base of the index finger that is part of the deformity.

A report of two cases”. Arthrogryposis Congenital disorders of musculoskeletal system Rare diseases. Intelligence is normal to above normal in children with amyoplasia, [4] but it is not known how many of these children have an above normal intelligence, and there is no literature available about the cause of this syndrome.

Multuple is no way to completely resolve or cure AMC. This technique is called the index rotation flap.

Sufficient bone is resected to at least be able to put the wrist in a neutral position. There are a few slightly more common diagnoses such as pulmonary hypoplasiacryptorchidismcongenital heart defectstracheoesophageal fistulasinguinal herniascleft palateand eye abnormalities.

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Types of arthrogryposis with a primary neurological or muscle disease belong to the syndromic group. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.


The Journal of Pediatrics. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita AMC is a group of rarely occurring musculoskeletal disorders, characterised by multiple joint contractures affecting the muscles of congenitq upper and lower limbs and the back. Acheiropodia Ectromelia Phocomelia Amelia Hemimelia. Cleidocranial dysostosis Sprengel’s deformity Wallis—Zieff—Goldblatt syndrome.

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