Arthrogryposis: A Review and Update

Bamshad, Michael; Van Heest, Ann E.; Pleasure, David
July 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2009 Supplement 4, Vol. 91-A, p40
Academic Journal
The article discusses current literature about the classification, etiology and management of children with various types of arthrogryposis. It relates that arthrogryposis is a condition describing the multiple congenital contractures that affect two or more different areas of the body. The prevalence of the disease is one in 3,000 live births. Factors for its diagnosis in each child vary on inheritance, natural history, treatment guidelines and outcomes of the disease.


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