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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: report of a case of amyoplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8372669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is a congenital syndrome characterized by multiple congenital joint contractures; and refers to a large heterogeneous group of disorders. We present a 40 days old male baby who has had multiple fixed contractures of joints since birth. Midline capillary hemangioma, internal rotation of bilateral shoulders, extension contracture of elbows, flexed wrists with pronation deformity, flexion and internal rotation of hips, equinovarus of feet were noted. A series of examinations for differential diagnosis including brain sonogram, echocardiogram, muscle echogram, muscle biopsy, chromosome study were performed and all showed normal findings. Amyoplasia was impressed. Early rehabilitation was arranged. Normal intelligence and a normal life span are expected.
M T Yang; C H Chen; S C Mak; K H Wu; C S Chi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhonghua Minguo xiao er ke yi xue hui za zhi [Journal]. Zhonghua Minguo xiao er ke yi xue hui     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0001-6578     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhonghua Min Guo Xiao Er Ke Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi     Publication Date:    1993 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-10-08     Completed Date:  1993-10-08     Revised Date:  2008-02-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  16210470R     Medline TA:  Zhonghua Min Guo Xiao Er Ke Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  132-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, R.O.C.
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MeSH Terms
Arthrogryposis / pathology*,  therapy

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