Lethal congenital contracture syndrome type 1

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Lethal congenital contracture syndrome type 1 is a rare, genetic arthrogryposis syndrome characterized by total fetal akinesia (detectable since the 13th week of gestation) accompanied by hydrops, micrognathia, pulmonary hypoplasia, pterygia and multiple joint contractures (usually flexion contractures in the elbows and extension in the knees), leading invariably to death before the 32nd week of gestation. Lack of anterior horn motoneurons, severe atrophy of the ventral spinal cord and severe skeletal muscle hypoplasia are characteristic neuropathological findings, with no evidence of other organ structural anomalies.


Multiple contracture syndrome, Finnish type

Herva disease


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Term information

database cross reference
  • https://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=en&Expert=1486
  • UMLS:C1854664
  • OMIM:253310
  • ICD-10:Q68.8
  • MeSH:C537194
has age of onset
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_409944
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_409943
has birth prevalence range
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_409977
has inheritance
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_409930
  • ORPHA:1486
part of
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_108995
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_108993
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_182108
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_330206
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_102285
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_294965
present in
  • http://www.orpha.net/ORDO/Orphanet_410065