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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

Other Names for this Disease
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Congenital arthromyodysplasia
  • Congenital multiple arthrogryposis
  • Fibrous ankylosis of multiple joints
  • Guerin-Stern syndrome
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  • What would cause 2 children of the same family to have this disease, and how common is it? Click here for answer

  • Two members of my immediate family died at birth as a result of arthrogryposis. Is this condition inherited? Can I have genetic testing done to determine my risk to have children with this condition? Click here for answer

  • My daughter was born with Guérin-Stern syndrome, now more commonly known as arthrogryposis multiplex congenita or arthrogryposis. I would like information about this condition, as well as resources for group discussions, medical research, and specialists in the field. Click here for answer