Glossary for Gradual onset of arthrogryposis
Medical terms related to Gradual onset of arthrogryposis or mentioned in this section include:
- Arthrogryposis: A condition which is characterized by the persistent flexure of a joint
- Arthrogryposis in children:
- Bowen-Conradi Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized by low birth weight, small head, facial anomalies and failure to thrive.
- Christian's syndrome 1: A rare recessively inherited syndrome characterized by premature skull fusion, cleft palate, permanently flexed fingers and various other anomalies.
- Chromosome 21 monosomy: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is only one copy of chromosome 21 instead of the normal two leading to various abnormalities.
- Congenital Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis is a chronic neuromuscular disease which usually results from autoimmune dysfunction. Congenital myasthenia gravis however results from a genetic defect. Symptoms tend to become worse during the day with activity and improve after rest or after sleeping. The severity of symptoms may vary.
- Congenital myotonic dystrophy: A form of muscular dystrophy which is usually apparent at birth or within a few years. and affects the skeletal muscles, heart conduction, smooth muscle, eyes and the central nervous system. The range of severity varies from asymptomatic to fetal death.
- Congenital syndromes causing arthrogryposis:
- Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Faciocardiomelic Syndrome: A syndrome reported in a family and characterized by various anomalies including mental retardation and bone abnoramlities.
- Fetal alcohol syndrome: A condition which occurs in a new born fetus and is caused by the mother consuming excess alcohol during her pregnancy
- Gordon Syndrome: A genetic musculoskeletal disorder characterized mainly by camptodactyly, cleft palate and club foot. The type and severity of symptoms is variable.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
- Meckel Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder involving numerous abnormalities and characterized by death within the first few weeks.
- Meningomyelocele: A very rare developmental disorder where a part of the membrane that covers the spinal cord and part of the spinal cord itself protrudes through an abnormal opening in the bones of the spinal column. The condition may be asymptomatic or if the defect is large, severe neurological abnormalities may result.
- Mietens syndrome: A rare condition characterized by short stature, short forearms, dislocated radius, strabismus and mental retardation.
- Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Neurofibromatosis: Nerve disorders often leading to tumors on nerves.
- Podder-Tolmie syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by arthrogryposis, underdeveloped thumbs and meningoencephalocele.
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Spranger-Schinzel-Myers syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by brain malformation, underdeveloped fingers and bone abnormalities. It is believed to be possibly caused by exposure to ergotamine and diazoxide which may be teratogenic.
- Trisomy 6 mosaicism: A very rare chromosomal disorder where there is an extra copy of chromosome 6 in some of the body's cells. Some cases with this chromosomal abnormality have no clinical symptoms. The presence of abnormalities in some cases is dependent on which body cells contain the chromosomal defect.
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