Elizabeth has Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), a rare congenital disorder that affects the joints and severely restricts her range of motion.
What does AM stand for?
AM stands for Arthrogryposis Multiplex (genetic defect; cattle)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The 38-year-old, who lives on a 12-acre farm in Leek, Staffordshire, was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a muscle and joint condition meaning his muscles grew like scar tissue in the womb, leaving his limbs twisted.
He was born with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, a rare genetic disease that causes muscles to form as scar tissue, warping the limbs.
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita: etiology, genetics, classification, diagnostic approach, and general aspects.
Lastly, although more common conditions such as cerebral palsy, rheumatic disorders, Down syndrome and sports injuries are covered in this book (along with traumatic brain injury, shaken baby syndrome, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, asthma, autism, burns and limb deficiencies), unfortunately it does not include conditions that are prevalent in a physiotherapist's case load, such as the consequences of premature birth, or cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis.
Mills-Testi was born with a disability called arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, which means she cannot use her arms or hands and has limited use of her legs and feet.
CATEGORY: MULTIPLE CONGENITAL ANOMALIES Anonymous was looking for any books on Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) and where to find them.
A number of disorders affect motor patterns in the limbs, including arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and stroke.