G. BRUCE LEMMON JR., M.D.; A. DENTON VAIL, M.D.
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Amyoplasia congenita is a condition rarely reported in the American literature, only three such references being found.1, 2, 3 Approximately 100 cases have been collected from the available American and European literature, with the possibility of duplication in some reports. The condition, which has also been called dysmyoplasia congenita, multiple articular rigidity, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, and myodystrophia fetalis deformans, was first described by A. G. Otto4 in 1841. However, it remained for Rosenkranz5 in 1905 and Rocher6 in 1913 to present sizable collections of cases and for Sheldon7 in 1932 to give a comprehensive discussion. This case is
LEMMON GB, VAIL AD. AMYOPLASIA CONGENITA: CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE1. Ann Intern Med. 1954;41:836–841. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-4-836
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(4):836-841.
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