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Fetal arthrogryposis and maternal serum antibodies.

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Arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC) describes multiple joint contractures resulting from lack of movement in utero. Antibodies directed at the fetal isoform of the muscle acetylcholine receptor (AChR) have been reported in a small number of asymptomatic mothers of AMC babies. We examined sera from 179 mothers of AMC babies and 20 parous and non-parous controls to look for antibodies to AChR or undefined muscle or neuronal proteins. We found positive AChR antibodies in only three sera (1...

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10.1016/j.nmd.2006.05.015

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Journal:
Neuromuscular disorders : NMD More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
8
Pages:
481-491
Publication date:
2006-08-01
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EISSN:
1873-2364
ISSN:
0960-8966
Language:
English
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pubs:242046
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uuid:a979f148-d933-4ee2-b1e8-d21ff3de7886
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pubs:242046
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242046
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2012-12-19

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