Abstract. ANTUNEZ, Natalia Hernández et al. Artrogriposis múltiple congénita: análisis de los pacientes asistidos en el Centro de Rehabilitación Infantil Teletón . Request PDF on ResearchGate | Artrogriposis múltiple congénita (contracturas congénitas múltiples): revisión | Arthrogryposis, or multiple congenital. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Diagnóstico prenatal de artrogriposis múltiple congénita | Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita may be.

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Research of arthrogryposis has shown that anything that inhibits normal joint movement before birth can result in joint contractures. There are a few syndromes like the Freeman-Sheldon and Gordon syndrome, which have craniofacial involvement. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita AMCor simply arthrogryposisdescribes congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body.

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The major cause in humans is fetal akinesia. Retrieved 22 March Arthrogryposis Larsen syndrome Rapadilino syndrome.

It is proximally based at the distal edge of the thumb-index web. Archived from the original on This technique is called the index rotation flap.

It can be difficult to fit and heavy and awkward to wear. This position is held into place with two cross K-wires. Views Read Edit View history. Confirmation of a new type of arthrogryposis”. Report of five patients from kultiple Italian families”.

The underlying aetiology and pathogenesis of congenital contractures, particularly muultiple and the mechanism of the mutations remains an active area of investigation, because identifying these factors could help to develop treatment and congenital finding of arthrogryposis.


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The flap is rotated around the tightest part of the thumb to the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb, allowing for a larger range of motion. D ICD – Many other surgeries are also able to improve function in joints of arthrogryposis patients. Acheiropodia Ectromelia Phocomelia Amelia Hemimelia. Arthrogryposis could also be caused by intrinsic factors. Artrogripposis is considered non-progressive, so with proper medical treatment, things can improve. Since arthrogryposis includes many different types, the treatment varies between patients depending on the symptoms.

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

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Other causes could be: Some authors say the overall prevalence is one in [3] and others say it is one in among European live births. Children with the amyoplasia type of arthrogryposis usually have flexed and ulnarly deviated wrists.

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Other mutations that could cause arthrogryposis are: Loss of muscle mass with an imbalance of muscle power at the joint can lead to connective tissue abnormality. Therapeutic interventions that are cornerstone in the treatment of AMC include: A Review and Update”.


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Retrieved from ” https: Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. Amyoplasia is characterized by severe joint contractures and muscle weakness.

Surgical intervention may also improve joint mobility and function. The treatment of arthrogryposis includes occupational therapyphysical therapysplinting and surgery.


Pectus excavatum Pectus carinatum. 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.

Archived copy as title Infobox medical condition new Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Articles containing Latin-language text. Researchers at the University of Delaware are developing a light and unobtrusive therapeutic garment, suitable for babies and children, called the Playskin Lift.