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Kuskokwim Disease

Arthrogryposis-Like syndrome


  • This stunningly presented collection of maps, illustrations and commentary offers an authoritative overview of the global distribution of major epidemic diseases on a variety of spatial scales from the local to the global.[books.google.de]
  • Get Update Overview Kuskokwim disease is a congenital (present at birth) contracture disorder that occurs solely among Yup'ik Eskimos in and around the Kuskokwim River delta region of southwest Alaska.[diseaseinfosearch.org]
  • A family with three affected children is presented with a review of the literature. Related Topics Loading Related Articles[doi.org]
  • The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.[orpha.net]
  • Title Other Names: Arthrogryposis-like disorder; Kuskokwim syndrome; Arthrogryposis-like syndrome; Arthrogryposis-like disorder; Kuskokwim syndrome; Arthrogryposis-like syndrome; Bruck syndrome-1 See More Categories: Kuskokwim disease is a congenital (present[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
Long Arm
  • A long arm cast may be required in order to ensure that all wrist movement has been stopped, the duration of the immobilization is at the treating physicians discretion.[wikivisually.com]
Skin Atrophy
  • ., clubfoot or talipes equinovarus), skin atrophy and replacement of limb muscles with fibrous tissue. AMC is not a sui generis disease, but rather a descriptive term that signifies multiple congenital contractures.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Inhalt Lithogenic Potential Decreased with Chenodeoxycholic Acid 170 Health of Children 181 The Health of American Indian Children 182 A Survey of Current Problems and Needs 193 The Working Mother and Child Neglect on the Navajo Reservation 204 Health[books.google.de]


  • More on Genetics of Kuskokwim syndrome » Treatments: Kuskokwim syndrome Treatment : Treatment for Kuskokwim disease depends on the nature and severity of signs and symptoms in each affected individual.[familydiagnosis.com]
  • Arthrogryposis Treatment and Management. Medscape Reference. February 15, 2013; . Accessed 8/8/2013.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • CLOSE Medical Disclaimer The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.[diseaseinfosearch.org]
  • Treatment - Kuskokwim disease Not supplied. Resources - Kuskokwim disease Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • After the ECU injury is diagnosed, a physician will choose a course of treatment, conservative treatments include immobilization and stabilization of the affected wrist by placing it in a cast.[wikivisually.com]


  • Prognosis - Kuskokwim disease Not supplied. Treatment - Kuskokwim disease Not supplied. Resources - Kuskokwim disease Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • Prognosis There is still little literature available about the prognosis of patient with arthrogryposis. The search for a prognostic factor is difficult, because of the small number of patients.[monsterologist.blogspot.com]
  • The severity of the reduction of mobility of a patient does in fact influence the prognosis of the disorder. AMC is not progressive. Patients of this disease normally have healthy speech and cognition.[primehealthchannel.com]
  • Extrinsic contractures have a good evolution, while the intrinsic prognosis depends on etiology. The life of affected patients depends on disease severity and associated malformations, but is usually normal.[medicaldb.blogspot.com]


  • They are organised into groups, and further divided into clinical, etiological or histopathological sub-types.[orpha.net]
  • Depending on the etiology artrogripozei. Patient's evolution depends on the origin of extrinsic or intrinsic defects. Extrinsic contractures have a good evolution, while the intrinsic prognosis depends on etiology.[medicaldb.blogspot.com]
  • Palivizumab prophylaxis may be partly responsible for the decrease in RSV hospitalization rates; however, information about the etiology of non-RSV LRTIs in YK infants will be critical to determining what other specific measures (eg, influenza vaccination[journals.lww.com]


  • The text for each disease includes discussion of its nature and epidemiological features, its origin (where known) and historical impacts, and its global status at the start of the twenty-first century.[books.google.de]
  • Summary Epidemiology Prevalence is unknown but less than 40 cases have been reported in the literature so far.[orpha.net]
  • Epidemiology Bulletin. Anchorage, AK: State of Alaska, Division of Public Health; 2006. 20. Graham NM. The epidemiology of acute respiratory infections in children and adults: a global perspective. Epidemiol Rev. 1990;12:149–178. 21.[journals.lww.com]
  • Reporting Authority – Director of Epidemiology, Community Assessment, Research Initiatives. Direct Reports – 3 Communicable Disease Specialists, 2 HIV Linkage... Disseminates and incorporates research findings into practice.[indeed.com]
  • Arthrogryposis Epidemiology The occurrence of AMC is rather rare. Only 1 out of 3000 people gets affected by this disorder. Amyoplasia is the most common form of this disease and is observed in nearly 43% of all reported cases.[primehealthchannel.com]
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  • Pathophysiology of the major causes of illness and disease. Must possess a California Registered Nurse license...[indeed.com]


  • Causes - Kuskokwim disease Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms * Absent corneal reflex * Enlarged muscles * Impaired movements * Muscle wasting * Pigmented nevi Prevention - Kuskokwim disease Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • Until more molecular and clinical studies are performed there will be no way to prevent the disease. Treatments are directed towards alleviating the symptoms. To treat the disease it is crucial to diagnose it properly.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Raises the Bar on Tobacco Prevention YKHC partners with Alaska’s Tobacco Prevention and Control Program and starts several efforts to prevent tobacco use and promote tobacco cessation Throughout Alaska, community and[content.govdelivery.com]
  • "If the results of such a trial were positive, it would strongly suggest that omega-3 fats could help prevent obesity-related diseases such as heart disease and diabetes," she said.[sciencedaily.com]

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