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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-123

Amniotic band syndrome: A clinical brief


Department of Paediatrics, Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Dasaradha Ramireddy Malireddy
Department of Paediatrics, Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Narketpally - 508 254, Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.208005

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Amniotic band syndrome (ABS) results from bands of amnion entangling fetal parts. They may manifest as constriction rings or complex congenital anomalies resulting in stillbirth. Karyotyping is important for exclusion of inherited disorders and proper counseling. Two case reports one stillbirth and the other with constriction ring of fingers and mild hydronephrosis are presented. The aim of this paper is to make awareness and stress the need for doing thorough work-up in all cases of constriction bands.


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