Amniotic band syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


No change since birth. Follow up imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female

Multiple phalangeal amputations with no history of trauma and no change since birth. The features here are compatible with 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 or defects.

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Case information

rID: 26689
Published: 3rd Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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