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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A report of two cases”. The major cause in humans is fetal akinesia. Many other surgeries are also able to improve function in joints of arthrogryposis patients.

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Retrieved 22 March This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be functional enough. Archived copy as title Infobox medical condition new Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Articles containing Latin-language text.

Other mutations that could cause arthrogryposis are: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat The soft tissue envelope in congenital contractual conditions such as clasped or arthrogrypotic thumbs is often deficient in two cpngenita, the thumb-index web and the flexor aspect of the thumb.

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This technique is called the index rotation flap.

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Myasthenia gravis of the mother leads also in rare cases to arthrogryposis. Pectus excavatum Pectus carinatum. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Rather, it was presented because of one or several external factors probably mechanical affecting the foetus which may have jeopardised the vongenita development of the joints and led to AMC appearing. Diseases of congeita M00—M19— By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Services on Demand Article. This position is held into place with two cross K-wires. 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.

These surgeries are explained below. Other causes could be: In addition, a tendon transfer of the extensor carpi ulnaris to the extensor carpi radialis brevis may be performed multkple correct ulnar deviation or wrist extension weakness, or both.


There are a few slightly more common diagnoses such as pulmonary hypoplasiacongeniitacongenital heart defectstracheoesophageal fistulasinguinal herniascleft palateand eye abnormalities. Loss of muscle mass with an imbalance of muscle power at the joint can lead to connective tissue abnormality.

Archived from the original on These other diagnoses could affect any organ in a patient.

All congdnita with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: The treatment of arthrogryposis includes occupational therapyphysical therapysplinting and surgery.

Skull and face Craniosynostosis: On the dorsal side, at the level of the mid carpusa artrogeiposis osteotomy is made. It can be difficult to fit and heavy and awkward to wear. Madelung’s deformity Clinodactyly Oligodactyly Polydactyly. Bleeding pain Osteophyte villonodular synovitis Pigmented villonodular synovitis stiffness. Arthrogryposis Larsen syndrome Rapadilino syndrome. Arthrogryposis is a rare condition.