Fetal akinesia deformation sequence

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Fetal akinesia deformation sequence

Synonyms: Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita-pulmonary hypoplasia syndrome | FADS | Pena-Shokeir syndrome type 1

The fetal akinesia/hypokinesia sequence (or Pena-Shokeir syndrome type I) is characterized by multiple joint contractures facial anomalies and pulmonary hypoplasia. Whatever the cause the common feature of this sequence is decreased foetal activity.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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