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Congenital contractural arachnodactyly

Other Names for this Disease
  • Arachnodactyly, contractural Beals type
  • Beals syndrome
  • Beals-Hecht syndrome
  • CCA
  • Contractures, multiple with arachnodactyly
More Names
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Canadian Marfan Association
    Centre Plaza Postal Outlet
    128 Queen Street South
    P.O. Box 42257
    Mississauga Ontario L5M 4Z0
    Toll-free: 866-722-1722
    Telephone: 905-826-3223
    Fax: 905-826-2125

  • National Marfan Foundation
    22 Manhasset Avenue
    Port Washington, NY 11050
    Toll-free: 800-8-MARFAN (800-862-7326)
    Telephone: 516-883-8712
    Fax: 516-883-8040

  • Scoliosis Research Society
    555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
    Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
    Telephone: 414-289-9107
    Fax: 414-276-3349

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support