Amniotic band syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

No change since birth. Follow up imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Female
X-ray

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
Case created: 3rd Jan 2014
Last edited: 5th Apr 2017
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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