A rare association of type 2 Duanes retraction syndrome with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

Strabismus. 2021 Mar;29(1):34-36. doi: 10.1080/09273972.2020.1871380. Epub 2021 Jan 22.


A 10-year-old boy presented with complaints of abnormal eye movements and face turn since early There was a limitation of adduction in LE with narrowing of palpebral fissure and downshoot characteristic of type 2 Duane Syndrome. He was a known case of Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) and had undergone multiple orthopedic surgeries. The literature on Duane Retraction Syndrome (DRS) in AMC is limited. Here, we report in brief the association of DRS type 2 in AMC.

Keywords: Duane Retraction Syndrome; adduction; arthrogryposis multiplex congenita; downshoot; strabismus.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Arthrogryposis* / complications
  • Arthrogryposis* / diagnosis
  • Child
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome* / complications
  • Humans
  • Male