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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Acheiropodia Ectromelia Phocomelia Amelia Hemimelia. Diseases of joints M00—M19— Arthrogryposis Congenital disorders of musculoskeletal system Rare diseases.

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. Since arthrogryposis includes many different types, the treatment varies between patients depending on the symptoms. The garment looks like normal clothing but contains bundled steel wires under the arms, which help to push the arms toward a lifted position while allowing the wearer to move freely from that position.

Research of arthrogryposis has shown that anything that inhibits normal joint movement before birth can result in joint contractures. Children with the amyoplasia type of arthrogryposis usually have flexed and ulnarly deviated wrists.

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The flap is taken from the radial side of the index finger. These surgeries are explained below. There is often an appearance of increased skin at the base of the index finger that is part of the deformity.


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AMC has been divided into three groups: Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita AMCor simply arthrogryposisdescribes congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body. Inflammation Infectious Septic arthritis Tuberculosis arthritis Reactive arthritis indirectly. Genu valgum Genu varum Genu recurvatum Discoid meniscus Congenital patellar dislocation Congenital knee dislocation.

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. If the wrist is also ulnarly deviated, more bone can be taken from the radial side to correct this abnormality. A Review and Approach to Prenatal Diagnosis”. Skull and face Craniosynostosis: A Review and Update”. Archived copy as title Infobox medical condition new Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text Articles containing Latin-language text.

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European Journal of Pediatrics. Confirmation of a new type of arthrogryposis”. The malformations of arthrogryposis can be secondary to environmental factors such as: This includes molecular, muscle- and connective tissue development disorders or neurological abnormalities.

Retrieved 22 March Loss cobgnita muscle mass with an imbalance of muscle power at the joint can lead to connective tissue abnormality. These surgeries usually exist out of tendon transfers and skin flap movements, adjusted to the individual. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.

D ICD – By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Many other surgeries are also able to improve function in joints of arthrogryposis patients.



The soft tissue envelope in congenital contractual conditions such as clasped or arthrogrypotic thumbs is often deficient in two planes, the thumb-index web and the flexor aspect of the thumb. Some authors say the overall prevalence is one in [3] and others say it is one in among European live births. There are a few slightly more common diagnoses such as pulmonary hypoplasiacryptorchidismcongenital heart defectstracheoesophageal fistulasinguinal herniascleft palateand eye abnormalities. Long-term follow-up from ckngnita until skeletal maturity”.

Arthrogryposis could also be caused by intrinsic factors. Journal artrogriposus Children’s Orthopaedics. This tissue can be used to resurface the thumb-index web after a comprehensive release of all the tight structures to allow for a larger range of motion of the thumb.

This technique is called the index rotation flap. Report of five patients from three Italian families”. The underlying aetiology and pathogenesis of congenital contractures, particularly arthrogryposis 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. On the dorsal side, at the level of the mid carpusa wedge osteotomy is made.

This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be functional enough. Supporting limbs, easing Parkinson’s”.