amniotic band syndrome

amniotic band syndrome n the highly variable group of physical abnormalities that can result from the formation of amniotic bands

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early rupture of the amnion with formation of fibrous strands of amnion that may adhere to or compress parts of the fetus, resulting in a wide variety of abnormalities, including craniofacial defects, limb distortions, amputation, and abdominal or thoracic evisceration. Called also amniotic band sequence, amniotic band disruption complex, and constriction band s.

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