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Distal arthrogryposis type 5D

Disease definition

Distal arthrogryposis type 5D is a rare subtype of distal arthrogryposis syndrome characterized by arthrogryposis multiplex congenita affecting the hands, feet, ankle, shoulders and/or neck, with camptodactyly of the fingers and limited knee and hip extension, associated with asymmetric ptosis and, less frequently, other ocular manifestations (e.g. ophthalmoplegia, strabismus). Affected individuals frequently have a bulbous nose, furrowed tongue, micro/retrognathia, a short neck, congenital hip dislocation, club feet, scoliosis and short stature.


  • Synonym(s):
    • DA5D
    • Distal arthrogryposis type 5 without ophthalmoparesis
    • Distal arthrogryposis type 5 without ophthalmoplegia
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q68.8
  • OMIM: 615065
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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