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2004-09-20-14 Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita © Manohar www.thefetus.net/


Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

S. Manohar, MD, DMRD 
Madurai, India.

These are the antenatal scans of a fetus diagnosed with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita with polyhydramnios and (early onset) IUGR. The gestational age by her dates was 22 weeks 5days, while the ultrasound age was 20 weeks.

Fixed flexion noticed at wrist, elbow, knee and hip joints. 

The 3D image demonstrating the fixed joints.


Post natal photographs are characteristic and also show a cleft lip that was not noticed in the antenatal scan.

The postnatal radiograph:

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