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November 1982

Neurogenic Arthrogryposis in One Identical Twin

Arch Neurol. 1982;39(11):717-718. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510230043012

• An infant was born with multiple joint contractures and weakness. An identical twin was unaffected. The results of electrodiagnostic and histochemical studies on muscle suggested a neurogenic cause, and postmortem examination of the spinal cord showed marked loss of anterior horn cells.