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Summary

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by congenital nonprogressive joint contractures, with a worldwide incidence of 1 in 3,000 live births. AMC can occur in the upper or lower limbs and/or the vertebral column, leading to various degrees of flexion or extension limitations evident at birth (summary by Markus et al., 2012). There is also a distal form of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (see DA1A, 108120) and a lethal congenital form (see LCCS1, 253310). [from OMIM]

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