Congenital contractural arachnodactyly

What is Congenital contractural arachnodactyly?

Congenital contractural arachnodactyly (CCA, Beals syndrome) is a connective tissue disorder characterized by multiple flexion contractures, arachnodactyly, severe kyphoscoliosis, abnormal pinnae and muscular hypoplasia.

Other condition names

  • Beals syndrome
  • Beals-Hecht syndrome
  • CCA syndrome
  • Distal arthrogryposis type 9

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant

Age of Onset

  • Neonatal
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