722 Amyoplasia: a Distinguishable Form of Arthrogryposis


A specific type of arthrogryposis has been recognized among 135 (39%) patients in a study of over 350 patients with congenital contractures of the joints in 2 or more body areas. It was designated “amyoplasia” because the condition is characterized by absence of muscle tissue with fibrosis and fatty replacement. A characteristic positioning of the limbs is… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198104001-00745