Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a descriptive term for a heterogeneous group of disorders . There are hundreds of types which fall under the rubric of AMC. This syndrome is caused by a variety of neurogenic (peripheral and central nerve dysfunction) and myopathic (muscle wasting) disorders. The inheritance, etiology, and pathogenesis are unknown. Typically AMC is present at birth and is often progressive.
KeywordsAMC Contractures Neuromuscular diseases Anesthetic techniques for AMC Hypotonia
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