THE EVALUATION AND THE REHABILITATIVE APPROACH IN ARTHROGRYPOSIS
Figen Ardıç, Z. Rezan Yorgancıoğlu, Yaşar Kahraman, Gülin Fındıkoğlu
Keywords: Amyoplasia, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, rehabilitation
Amyloplasia or classic arthrogryposis is the most common form of arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC). Characteristically congenital contractures are seen in upper and/or lower extremity, normal intelligence, and absence of major systemic malformation and chromosomal abnormality are the main features of classic AMC.
We have reviewed diagnostic and rehabilitative approaches of AMC for a case of 8-months old baby with classic AMC.