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  1. Mar 20,  · Symptoms associated with amniotic band syndrome include limb or skull abnormalities, cleft lip/palate, scoliosis, and other, more complex abnormalities. The most common symptoms of this syndrome include a circular, indented type of scar (constriction ring) around the arms, legs, fingers, or toes, or complete amputation of arms, legs, fingers.
  2. SUMMARY IntroductionAmniotic band syndrome is a rare congenital disorder with clinical presentation of con- stricting bands in different parts of extremities or whole extremities. Conservative or surgical treatment is provided depending on the type and severity of the anomaly.
  3. Amniotic bands refer to free-floating blind-ending amnion with an intact chorionic membrane. In certain situations, they lead to amniotic band should not be confused with amniotic shelves which refer to the presence of amnion folding around pre-existing uterine adhesions. Some advocate fetoscopic release of amniotic bands in selected cases
  4. A child with amniotic band syndrome will need surgery. The exact type, number, timing and sequence of operations depends on your child’s specific needs. When the fingertips are joined together (acrosyndactyly), our team usually performs the first operation to release the fingertips so that your child’s fingers move more independently.
  5. Amniotic Band Syndrome Treatment In mild cases, fetal surgery is not recommended and any complications are treated after birth with reconstructive surgery. However, all cases of amniotic band syndrome should be monitored to make sure the condition doesn't worsen.
  6. Amniotic band syndrome is a rare congenital condition in which it is hypothesized that a fibrous band of amniotic tissue results in variable soft tissue derangement. This syndrome is a sporadic condition and is reported to occur in approximately 1 in 1,–15, births [1–5]. The patient may present with craniofacial, thoracic, abdominal, and/or limb involvement.
  7. Dec 20,  · He explained our case of Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS) was very serious. He also explained that it was a very rare condition and there was absolutely nothing we could have done to prevent it. Like being struck by lightning, it was a very random occurrence. Then he started listing off our options. The first option was fetal surgery.
  8. We understand that amniotic band syndrome can be a scary diagnosis. That’s why we’re available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at or toll free at SSM-FETL ().
  9. Jun 12,  · This video discussing possible causes, ultrasound as well MRI features of amniotic band syndrome (ABS) and how to suspect this diagnosis during fetal ultrasound examination.

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