oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Congenital contractural arachnodactyly in a black African kindred

Volume 37, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Congenital Contractural Arachnodactyly is an inherited disorder of connective tissue characterised by congenital contractures, arachnodactyly, marfanoid habitus, crumpled auricles and in some kindreds, progressive kyphoscoliosis. An extensive kindred with many affected members is descriptionbed. The importance of the early recognition of this syndrome is highlighted.

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