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Arthrogryposis: A Rare Manifestation in Infant of Diabetic Mother

By AM Taksande, KY Vilhekar and Arvind Kumar


Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is characterized by non-progressive, multiple joint contractures present at birth. The major cause of arthrogryposis is fetal akinesia due to fetal abnormalities like neurogenic, muscle, connective tissue abnormalities or maternal disorders Here we report a rare case of arthrogryposis in infant of diabetic mother with multiple congenital anomalies

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: Dr. BS Kakkilaya
Year: 2009
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