AMNIOTIC BAND SYNDROME/STREETER’S DYSPLASIA: A CASE REPORT
Dr. Aabha Sharma*, Dr. Ankisha Sharma and Dr. Tapsh Thakur
It is a set of congenital birth defects believed to be caused by entrapment of fetal parts (usually a limb or digits) in fibrous amniotic bands while in utero. Prevalence-1 in 1200-15,000 live births. No gender or ethnic predispositions. About 80% of the cases involve the hands & fingers. The distal portion of the extremities is most often involved esp. the long central fingers of hand. In the feet, constricting bands most commonly involves the big toe.
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