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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These surgeries usually exist out of tendon transfers and skin flap movements, adjusted to the individual. Therapeutic interventions that are cornerstone in the treatment of AMC include: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. The Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.

Arthrogryposis – Wikipedia

Amyoplasia is characterized by severe joint contractures and muscle weakness. AMC is considered non-progressive, so with proper medical treatment, things can improve. The malformations of arthrogryposis can be secondary to environmental factors such as: Septic arthritis Tuberculosis arthritis Reactive arthritis indirectly.

Myasthenia gravis of the mother leads also in rare cases to arthrogryposis. If the wrist is also ulnarly deviated, more bone can be taken from the radial side to correct this abnormality. The major cause in humans is fetal akinesia. Since arthrogryposis includes many different types, the treatment varies between patients depending on the symptoms.


This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be functional enough. Skull and face Craniosynostosis: Some authors say the overall prevalence is one in [3] and others say it is one in among European live births. 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: Acheiropodia Ectromelia Phocomelia Amelia Hemimelia. Diseases of joints M00—M19— Genu valgum Genu varum Genu recurvatum Discoid meniscus Congenital patellar dislocation Congenital knee dislocation.


Arthrogryposis is a rare condition. A report of two cases”. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

Other causes could be: The joint contractures that are present will not get worse than they are at the time of birth. 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.

For congnnita, the Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton is a potential assistive device built on a back brace, shadowing the upper arm and forearm.

This technique is called the index rotation flap. Bleeding pain Osteophyte villonodular synovitis Pigmented villonodular synovitis stiffness.


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Pectus excavatum Artorgriposis carinatum. Retrieved 10 May Journal of Medical Genetics. Loss of muscle mass with an imbalance of muscle power at the joint can lead to connective tissue abnormality. It is proximally based at the distal edge of the thumb-index web. 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.

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This position is held into place with two cross K-wires. Madelung’s deformity Clinodactyly Congnitaa Polydactyly. In addition, a tendon transfer of the extensor carpi ulnaris to the extensor carpi radialis brevis may be performed to correct ulnar deviation or wrist extension weakness, or both.

Surgical intervention may also improve joint mobility and function.

These surgeries are explained below. Heberden’s node Bouchard’s nodes.