WE EDUCATE, PROMOTE, & PROVIDE RESEARCH & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED WITH SCISSOR-GAIT, PRUNE BELLY SYNDROME & ARTHROGRYPOSIS TO HELP THEM LIVE MORE MEANINGFUL & PRODUCTIVE LIVES.
What is AMC & PBS?
Arthrogryposis: Joint contractures that develop before birth (prenatally) and are evident at birth (congenitally). A newborn with arthrogryposis lacks the normal range of motion in one or more joints.
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Prune Belly Syndrome: Partial or complete absence of the abdominal muscles so that the outlines of the intestines are visible through the thin, lax, protruding abdominal wall. The abdominal wall looks shrunken, shriveled and wrinkled like a prehistoric prune.
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Scissors gait: A condition which is characterized by a gait that appears like scissors.