arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

limitation of range of joint motion and contractures present at birth, usually involving multiple joints; a syndrome probably of diverse etiology that may result from changes in spinal cord, muscle, or connective tissue. Several forms exist, autosomal dominant [MIM*108110, 108120, 108130, 108140, 108145, 108200], recessive [MIM*208080, 208081, 208100, 208110, 208150, 208155, 208200], and X-linked [MIM*301820, 301830] Syn: amyoplasia congenita.