[Bilateral biceps replacement-plasty by transposition of the latissimus dorsi muscle in arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. A case report].


The case of a four-year old girl with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is reported. Primary clinical examination revealed bilateral passive elbow flexion only 0-20-70 without active elbow flexion. A two-stage operative procedure was chosen for both sides. At first an elbow arthrolysis was performed with subsequent intensive physiotherapy. In a second… (More)