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Distal arthrogryposis

Disease definition

A group of rare arthrogryposis syndromes characterized by congenital contractures of two or more areas of the body, primarily involving the hands and feet, while the proximal joints are largely spared, in the absence of primary neurologic and/or muscle disease affecting limb function. Diagnostic features include camptodactyly or pseudocamptodactyly, hypoplastic or absent flexion creases, overriding fingers, ulnar deviation at the wrist, talipes equinovarus, calcaneovalgus deformities, vertical talus, and/or metatarsus varus.


Classification level: Group of disorders
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