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What is Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type?

What is Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type?

  • Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: A rare non-progressive syndrome characterized by congenital contractures that originates from a nerve problem (spinal motor neuron depletion).

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type, or a subtype of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: Introduction

Types of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type:

Broader types of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type:

What causes Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type?

Causes of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: see causes of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type

What are the symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type?

Symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: see symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type.
Treatments for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type: see treatments for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type

Name and Aliases of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type

Main name of condition: Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type

Other names or spellings for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita neurogenic type:

AMC, Neurogenic type, AMCN, Neurogenic type of AMC

AMC neurogenic type, AMCN
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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