Amniotic constriction bands are strands of the fluid-filled sac (amniotic sac) that surrounds a baby in the womb. They may cause a congenital (present from birth) deformity of the face, arms, legs, fingers, or toes.
Pseudo-ainhum; Streeter's dysplasia; Amniotic band sequence; Amniotic band syndrome
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