Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Antenatal scan at 30 wks. A scan done earlier at 26 wks, showed clenched fists, and persistent flexion of hand and digits, however it was disregarded as a transient finding.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Clenched hands, with persistent flexion contracture was noticed on repeated scans. Club foot deformity was also noted. 

Case Discussion

Possibility of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita was considered, and child was born with the deformity.

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Case information

rID: 16220
Published: 30th Dec 2011
Last edited: 29th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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