Download Citation on ResearchGate | Proceso rehabilitador de artrogriposis múltiple congénita | A case of arthrogryposis multiplex congenital was presented. Request PDF on ResearchGate | Artrogriposis múltiple congénita (contracturas congénitas múltiples): revisión | Arthrogryposis, or multiple congenital. Asociación AMC-Artrogriposis Múltiple Congénita. Bulevar Indalecio Prieto, Centro Cultural de Valdebernardo Madrid, España Telephone.

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The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment. Research has shown that there are more than 35 specific genetic disorders associated with arthrogryposis.

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AMC is considered non-progressive, so with proper medical treatment, things can improve. Ultrasound diagnosis depends on the observation of scant or absent motion of fetal extremities as well as abnormalities in the position of joint contractures. Summary and related texts. Elsevier About ScienceDirect Remote access Shopping cart Contact and support Terms and conditions Privacy policy We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads.

Prognosis Life expectancy and cognitive abilities are normal. A Review and Approach to Prenatal Diagnosis”.


Long-term follow-up from birth until skeletal maturity”. The malformations of arthrogryposis can be secondary to environmental factors such as: Children with the amyoplasia type of arthrogryposis usually have flexed and ulnarly deviated wrists.


This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be functional enough. These surgeries are explained below. The joint contractures that are present will not get worse than they are at the time of birth.

Orphanet: Artrogriposis distal tipo 2

There are a few slightly more common diagnoses such as pulmonary hypoplasiacryptorchidismcongenital heart defectstracheoesophageal fistulasinguinal herniascleft palateand eye abnormalities.

The flap is taken from the radial side of the index finger. Health care resources for this disease Expert centres Diagnostic tests 24 Patient organisations 30 Orphan drug s 0. Sheldon-Hall syndrome SHS is a rare multiple congenital contracture syndrome characterized by contractures of the distal joints of the limbs, triangular face, downslanting palpebral fissures, small artrogripowis, and high arched palate.

Bleeding pain Osteophyte villonodular synovitis Pigmented villonodular synovitis stiffness. Arthrogryposis is a rare condition.

Genetic counseling SHS is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern but about half the cases are sporadic. Confirmation of a new type of arthrogryposis”. Retrieved 22 March Prognosis depends on the specific etiology of the contractures The incidence of abnormal joint contractures and other accompanying malformations in eight patients observed with three-dimensional ultrasonography arttogriposis described.

Most of those mutations are missensewhich means the mutation results in a different amino acid. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Detailed information Artrogriposiw Review article English Skull and face Craniosynostosis: People with AMC look their worst at birth.


The flap is made as wide as possible, but still small enough to close with the excessive skin on the palmar side of the index finger. Types of arthrogryposis with a primary neurological or muscle disease belong to the syndromic group. Sufficient bone is resected to at least be able to put the wrist in a neutral position.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: But with proper treatment, most children make significant improvements in their range of motion and ability to move their limbs which enables them to do activities of daily life, and live relatively normal lives.

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.

Prenatal diagnosis by ultrasonography is feasible at weeks of gestation.