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What is Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia?

What is Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia?

  • Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: A rare congenital syndrome involving degeneration of the brain and spinal cord and characterized by facial, head, skeletal and muscular abnormalities. Reduced fetal activity causes many of the problems.

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia 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 -- pulmonary hypoplasia, or a subtype of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia, 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 -- pulmonary hypoplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: Introduction

Types of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia:

Broader types of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia:

How serious is Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia?

Prognosis of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.
Complications of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: see complications of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

What causes Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia?

Causes of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: see causes of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

What are the symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia?

Symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: see symptoms of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Complications of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: see complications of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia: see treatments for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Name and Aliases of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Main name of condition: Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia

Other names or spellings for Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita -- pulmonary hypoplasia:

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, pulmonary hypoplasia, cryptorchidism, and unusual ophthalmological findings

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, pulmonary hypoplasia, cryptorchidism, and unusual ophthalmological findings
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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