[Freeman-Sheldon syndrome. A case report]

Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. Jul-Aug 2005;43(4):335-8.
[Article in Spanish]


A clinical case of an infant with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome, corresponding to a congenital multiple arthrogryposis with a peculiar aspect of "whistling boy" and multiple orthopedic malformations. The patient presents exceptional severity of the classic clinical manifestations of this pathology. It is the first case reported in Mexico of this rare disease. Analysis of the high risks in surgery and anesthesia of these patients and the review of the new anesthetic techniques used in Japan and North America are described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Arthrogryposis / complications
  • Arthrogryposis / physiopathology*
  • Contracture / complications
  • Facies*
  • Female
  • Fingers / abnormalities
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Muscle, Skeletal
  • Syndrome
  • Toes / abnormalities