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Successful pregnancy outcome by caesarean section in a woman with arthrogryposis multiple congenita (AMC).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21495617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a symptom complex of congenital joint contractures associated with neurogenic and myopathic disorders. It is diagnosed at birth and often progresses to a state of significant disability. Pregnancy in a woman with AMC is at high risk due to diminished pulmonary reserve, increased risk of thromboembolism and anesthesia. Successful pregnancy in patients with AMC is very rare and only five cases have been reported in literature. Present case is being reported due to its rarity.
Savita Rani Singhal; Anshu Paul; Smiti Nanda; Suresh Kumar Singhal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  African journal of reproductive health     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1118-4841     ISO Abbreviation:  Afr J Reprod Health     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-18     Completed Date:  2011-05-13     Revised Date:  2011-12-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712263     Medline TA:  Afr J Reprod Health     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
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MeSH Terms
Arthrogryposis* / complications
Cesarean Section*
Pregnancy Complications*
Pregnancy Outcome

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