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Research & Reviews  369 results

What is the Rate and Risk Factors for Developing a Complication With the Pavlik Method ...
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Masrouha K, Gibon E et. al.

Sep 18th, 2021 - The Pavlik method for the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) has been proven successful for over 85 years. The high success rate and reproducibility have made it the mainstay of treatment. We performed a retrospective cohort stu...

A New Aberration in the VPS33B Gene Leads to Full-Symptom ARCS1.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Adamczyk-Gruszka O, Horecka-Lewitowicz A et. al.

Sep 18th, 2021 - BACKGROUND ARCS1 is an acronym for arthrogryposis, renal dysfunction, and cholestasis. It is a congenital malfunction with autosomal recessive inheritance, and, unfortunately, its prognosis is still poor. It is believed that VPS33B is altered in 7...

Art and Pediatric Orthopaedics: Ribera, an Artist for the Downtrodden.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Youn S, Esparza M et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Jusepe de Ribera's most famous artistic works consisted of the bizarre such as mutilated bodies and social outcasts, with one being of a Neapolitan beggar boy with upper and lower limb joint contractures. Although the etiology of the boy's contrac...

Electromyography in Congenital Zika Syndrome.
Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology : Official Publicatio... Gouveia de Melo ACM, van der Linden V et. al.

Sep 13th, 2021 - Congenital Zika virus syndrome is a distinct pattern of birth defects in fetuses infected by the Zika virus. It presents a broad clinical spectrum that includes occurrences of microcephaly, hypertonia, dysphagia, hyperexcitability, seizures, and a...

Joint development recovery on resumption of embryonic movement following paralysis.
Disease Models & Mechanisms; Rolfe RA, Scanlon O'Callaghan D et. al.

Aug 24th, 2021 - Fetal activity in utero is a normal part of pregnancy and reduced or absent movement can lead to long-term skeletal defects, such as Fetal Akinesia Deformation Sequence, joint dysplasia and arthrogryposis. A variety of animal models with decreased...

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Zika-linked birth defects climbing in U.S. hot spots
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 25th, 2018 - The prevalence of birth defects strongly linked with congenital Zika virus infection increased 21% from the first to the second half of 2016 in areas of the United States with local, endemic transmission: Puerto Rico, south Florida, and southern T.

Recognizing Congenital Zika Syndrome

Jan 3rd, 2017 - VANCOUVER—Infants infected with Zika virus in utero may develop a syndrome characterized by brain volume loss, intracerebral calcifications, and spasticity. They may develop dyskinesia or seizures after several months, and a subset of children has.

Arthrogryposis Associated With Zika Infection In Utero

Aug 15th, 2016 - Arthrogryposis in infants can be associated with congenital Zika virus infection, according to a new retrospective case series published in the BMJ. Arthrogryposis is characterized by joint contractures at birth and has been described in patients ...

Study evaluates Zika syndrome with joint contractures
Doug Brunk

Aug 9th, 2016 - Congenital Zika syndrome should be added to the differential diagnosis of congenital infections and arthrogryposis (joint contractures), results from a case series study in Brazil suggest. “Brain impairment in the presence of microcephaly is the m.

CDC: Infants with Zika symptoms should get specialized care
Deepak Chitnis

Jul 22nd, 2016 - Diagnostic testing of infants with suspected congenital Zika virus should include both immunoglobulin M (IgM) and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, according to initial recommendations from a work group of federal health officials and pedia.

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