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Amyoplasia congenita

Amyoplasia congenita --> arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

limitation of range of joint motion and contractures present at birth, usually involving multiple joints; a syndrome probably of diverse aetiology that may result from changes in spinal cord, muscle, or connective tissue. Several forms exist, autosomal dominant, recessive, and x-linked.

Synonym: amyoplasia congenita.


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