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What is Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A?

What is Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A?

  • Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: A form of distal arthrogryposis (joint contractures in ends of limbs) that involves additional symptoms such as facial and spinal anomalies.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: Introduction

Types of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A:

Broader types of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A:

What causes Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A?

Causes of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: see causes of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A

What are the symptoms of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A?

Symptoms of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: see symptoms of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A

Can anyone else get Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A?

More information: see contagiousness of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A
Inheritance: see inheritance of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A

Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A.
Treatments for Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A: see treatments for Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A

Name and Aliases of Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A

Main name of condition: Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A

Other names or spellings for Arthrogryposis, distal, type 2A:

DA2A, arthrogryposis, distal, type IIA, Freeman-Sheldon syndrome, whistling face-windmill vane hand syndrome, craniocarpotarsal dystrophy, craniocarpotarsal dysplasia, Craniocarpotarsal dystrophy (dysplasia)

 

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