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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Heberden’s node Bouchard’s nodes. If the wrist is also ulnarly deviated, more bone can be taken from the radial side to correct this abnormality. Archived copy as title Infobox medical condition new Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Articles containing Latin-language text. Septic arthritis Tuberculosis arthritis Reactive arthritis indirectly.

These surgeries are explained below. Most of those mutations are missensewhich means the mutation results in a congemita amino acid. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita AMC is a group of rarely occurring musculoskeletal disorders, characterised by multiple joint contractures affecting the muscles of the upper and lower limbs and the back.

Research of arthrogryposis has shown that anything that inhibits normal joint movement before birth can result in joint contractures. This technique is called the index rotation flap.

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Sufficient bone is resected to at least be able to put the wrist in a neutral position. The Journal of Hand Surgery. Report of five patients from three Italian families”. Supporting limbs, easing Parkinson’s”. There are a number of passive devices for enhancing limb movement, intended to be worn to aid movement and encourage muscular development. Spanish pdf Artogriposis in xml format Article references How to artgogriposis this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.


There is often an appearance of increased skin at the base of the index finger that is part of the deformity.

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AMC is considered non-progressive, so with proper arrogriposis treatment, things can improve. Rather, it was presented because of one or several external factors probably mechanical affecting the foetus which may have jeopardised the normal development of the joints and led to AMC appearing.

Skull and face Craniosynostosis: This is mostly the result of abnormal function of the dystrophin – glycoprotein -associated complex in the sarcolemma of skeletal muscles. Artrogriposks Review and Approach to Prenatal Diagnosis”.

The treatment of arthrogryposis includes occupational therapyphysical therapysplinting and surgery.

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Acheiropodia Ectromelia Phocomelia Amelia Hemimelia. There is no way to completely resolve or cure AMC.

Madelung’s deformity Clinodactyly Oligodactyly Polydactyly. Other causes could be: Pectus excavatum Pectus carinatum. These other diagnoses could affect any organ in a patient. Long-term follow-up from birth until skeletal maturity”.


Arthrogryposis could also be caused by intrinsic factors. Rev Colomb Obstet Ginecol [online].

Arthrogryposis is a rare condition. Arthrogryposis Congenital disorders of musculoskeletal system Rare diseases. Australian and New Zealand Journal cingenita Ophthalmology. The flap is rotated around the tightest part of the thumb to the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb, allowing for a larger range of artrogripossis.

AMC has been divided into three groups: There are a few syndromes like the Freeman-Sheldon and Gordon syndrome, which have craniofacial involvement. Cleidocranial dysostosis Sprengel’s deformity Wallis—Zieff—Goldblatt syndrome. Research has shown that there are more than 35 specific genetic disorders associated with arthrogryposis. Diseases of joints M00—M19— This position is held into place with two cross K-wires. European Journal of Pediatrics.

This includes molecular, muscle- and connective tissue development disorders or neurological abnormalities.

Journal of Medical Genetics. Genu valgum Genu varum Genu recurvatum Discoid meniscus Congenital patellar dislocation Congenital knee dislocation. There are a few slightly more common diagnoses such as pulmonary hypoplasiacryptorchidismcongenital heart defectstracheoesophageal fistulasinguinal herniascleft palateand eye abnormalities.

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