How is bony fusion differentiated from arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: Mithilesh K Lal, MD, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH, MRCPCH(UK); Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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Bony fusion

This is likely to be confused with arthrogryposis but includes symphalangism (ie, fusion of phalanges), coalition (ie, fusion of the carpals and tarsal bones), and synostosis (ie, fusion of long bones).


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