Congenital constriction band syndrome: a case report

Authors

  • Sunil Kumar Department of Paediatrics, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Poonam Marwah Department of Paediatrics, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Ashish Marwah Department of Paediatrics, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Ashish Arya Department of Orthopedics, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20184917

Keywords:

Amniotic band syndrome, Amputation, Congenital constriction band syndrome, Syndactyly

Abstract

Congenital constriction bands are anomalous bands formed during antenatal period that encircle a digit or an extremity in a fetus leading to a wide spectrum of manifestations, ranging from shallow grooves to acrosyndactyly and amputations. It is also associated with skeletal and other birth defects like craniofacial abnormalities, spinal dysraphism, porencephaly, hydrancephaly and visceral body wall malformations. We hereby present one such case which presented to us with below knee amputation of the lower limb and syndactyly.

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Published

2018-11-26

How to Cite

Kumar, S., Marwah, P., Marwah, A., & Arya, A. (2018). Congenital constriction band syndrome: a case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 6(12), 4116–4118. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20184917

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