Arthrogryposis in infancy, multidisciplinary approach: case report

@inproceedings{BinkiewiczGliska2013ArthrogryposisII,
  title={Arthrogryposis in infancy, multidisciplinary approach: case report},
  author={Anna Binkiewicz-Glińska and Agnieszka Sobierajska-Rek and Stanislaw Bakula and Jolanta Wierzba and Konrad Drewek and Ireneusz Marek Kowalski and Katarzyna Zaborowska-Sapeta},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is an etiopathogenetically heterogeneous disorder characterised by non-progressive multiple intra-articular contractures, which can be recognised at birth. The frequency is estimated at 1 in 3,000 newborns. Etiopathogenesis of arthrogryposis is multifactorial. CASE PRESENTATION We report first 26 weeks of life of a boy with severe arthrogryposis. Owing to the integrated rehabilitation approach and orthopaedic treatment a visible improvement in the… CONTINUE READING
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