Amniotic band syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


No change since birth. Follow up imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Female

Multiple phalangeal amputations with no history of trauma and no change since birth. Features here are of amniotic band syndrome.

Case Discussion

In amniotic band syndrome, patients have variable severity amputation due to fibrous bands in the amnion. This patient was relatively fortunate; other patients may have severe limb deficiency.

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Case information

rID: 26689
Published: 3rd Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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