Comprehensive management of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.

  title={Comprehensive management of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.},
  author={George H. Thompson and R M Bilenker},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita syndrome, characterized by multiple congenital joint contractures, is a manifestation of a neurogenic or myopathic disorder of unknown etiology. An accurate diagnosis is critical in management strategy. Muscle biopsy is usually the most important diagnostic procedure. Once the diagnosis is established, a team approach to comprehensive care is instituted, and the child is assisted in achieving maximum cognitive, physical, and social development. Physicians… CONTINUE READING


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