|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.
Synonyms: amyoplasia congenita.
(05 Mar 2000)
|Bookmark with:||word visualiser||Go and visit our forums|