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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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D ICD – Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita AMCor congnitq arthrogryposisdescribes congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body. Sufficient bone is resected to at least be able to put artrogriposls wrist in a neutral position. These surgeries are explained below. The malformations of arthrogryposis can be secondary to environmental factors such as: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Archived from the original on Inflammation Infectious Septic arthritis Tuberculosis arthritis Reactive arthritis indirectly.

Retrieved 11 July In addition, a tendon transfer of the extensor carpi ulnaris to the extensor carpi multipple brevis may be performed to correct ulnar deviation or wrist extension weakness, or both. Since arthrogryposis includes many different types, the treatment varies between patients depending on the symptoms.


Researchers at the University of Delaware are developing a light and unobtrusive therapeutic garment, suitable for babies and children, called the Playskin Lift.

European Journal of Pediatrics. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics. Therapeutic interventions that are cornerstone in the treatment of AMC include: These other diagnoses could affect any organ in a patient. 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. It can be difficult to fit and heavy and awkward to wear. 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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For example, the Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton is a potential assistive device built on a back brace, shadowing the upper arm and forearm. 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. The Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.

Madelung’s deformity Clinodactyly Oligodactyly Polydactyly. This is mostly the result of abnormal function of the dystrophin – glycoprotein -associated argrogriposis in the sarcolemma of skeletal muscles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Loss of muscle mass with an imbalance of muscle power at the joint can lead to connective tissue abnormality.

Arthrogryposis – Wikipedia

AMC is considered non-progressive, so with proper medical treatment, things can improve. This tendon transfer is only used if the extensor carpi ulnaris appears to be functional enough.

This position is held into place with two cross K-wires. The Journal of Pediatrics. Journal of Medical Genetics. There are a number of passive devices for enhancing limb movement, intended to be worn to aid movement and encourage muscular development.

Amyoplasia is characterized by severe joint contractures and muscle weakness. Surgical intervention may also improve joint mobility and function. These surgeries usually exist out of tendon transfers and skin flap movements, adjusted to the individual.