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114 Possible Causes for Severe Multiple Joint Contractures

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    . 2. tetanoid spasm. ar·thro·gry·po·sis ( ar'thrō-gri-pō'sis ), Congenital defect of the limbs characterized by severe contractures of multiple joints.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] If the weakness has been long-standing and severe, then contractures of the joints can occur.[childneurologyfoundation.org] Severe joint contractures - in 2 or more body areas 2. Muscle weakness 3. Fibrosis What is basic pathophysiological mechanism for AMC?[quizlet.com]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    It is characterized by multiple flexion contractures (especially elbow, knee, and finger joints), arachnodactyly, severe kyphoscoliosis, crumpled pinnae, and muscular hypoplasia[dermaamin.com] Mutations in the FBN2 gene on chromosome 5q23 can result in an AD disorder that resembles neonatal Marfan syndrome, especially in its skeletal manifestations—congenital contractural[dermaamin.com]

  • Neurogenic Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    . 2. tetanoid spasm. ar·thro·gry·po·sis ( ar'thrō-gri-pō'sis ), Congenital defect of the limbs characterized by severe contractures of multiple joints.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Definition A form of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a developmental condition characterized by multiple joint contractures resulting from reduced or absent fetal movements[uniprot.org] The child is born with multiple joint contractures in all limbs.[orthoseek.com]

  • Dupuytren Contracture

    The patient had a severe contracture of 100 degrees at the proximal interphalangeal joint of the right small finger and thickened palmar fascia with multiple cords ending[nejm.org]

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Abstract Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is characterized by heterogeneous nonprogressive multiple joint contractures appearing at birth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Format Definition A form of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a developmental condition characterized by multiple joint contractures resulting from reduced or absent fetal[uniprot.org] joint contractures, and no viceral abnormalities; - distal joints are usually affected more severely; - classic arthrogrypotic deformities are present at birth; - note that[wheelessonline.com]

  • Lingular Tonsillitis

    [arthro- G. grapho, to describe] arthrogryposis (ar′thro-gri-po′sis) Congenital defect of the limbs characterized by severe contractures of multiple joints.[theodora.com] [arthro- G. gryphosis, a crooking] a. multiplex congenita limitation of range of joint motion and contractures present at birth, usually involving multiple joints; a syndrome[theodora.com] Several forms exist, autosomal dominant [MIM*108110, 108120, 108130, 108140, 108145, 108200], recessive [MIM*208080, 208081, 208085, 208100, 208150, 208155, 208200], and X-linked[theodora.com]

  • Arthrogryposis-Renal Dysfunction-Cholestasis Syndrome

    The child is born with multiple joint contractures in all limbs.[orthoseek.com] joint contractures with movement limitation, microstomia with a whistling appearance of the mouth that may cause feeding, swallowing, and speech difficulties, a distinctive[orpha.net] […] involving two or more different joints with ankylosis, hypoplasia of the attached musculature, and multiple pterygia.[icd9data.com]

  • X-linked Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    If the weakness has been long-standing and severe, then contractures of the joints can occur.[childneurologyfoundation.org] Main X-linked infantile spinal muscular atrophy (MIM 301830;OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man at ) is a rare congenital disorder characterized by multiple joint contractures[nature.com] In babies, if there are multiple contractures of the joints, the term arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is used to describe contractures that start from birth.[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress Type 1

    If the weakness has been long-standing and severe, then contractures of the joints can occur.[childneurologyfoundation.org] In babies, if there are multiple contractures of the joints, the term arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is used to describe contractures that start from birth.[childneurologyfoundation.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Prognathism

    The disorder resembled the Neu-Laxova syndrome (256520) in intrauterine growth retardation, multiple joint contractures, severe microcephaly, and recurrence in families.[findzebra.com] Symptoms Joints: Congenital multiple joint contractures Neuro: Markedly decreased fetal movement Head: Microcephaly; Holoprosencephaly Growth: Intrauterine growth retardation[findzebra.com] 1987) reported the prenatal diagnosis of a characteristic abnormality in 2 fetuses with congenital contractures, markedly decreased fetal movement, and microcephaly due to severe[findzebra.com]

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