DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20212682

Amniotic band syndrome: a new case report

Aissatou Mbodji, Mouhamadou Wade, Mamour Gueye, Mame D. Ndiaye, Aliou D. Dia, Mouhamed Sene, Pahté Sow, Aminata T. Gueye, Magatte Mbaye

Abstract


Amniotic band syndrome is a pathology affecting the extremities of the fetus. It is uncommon with rates around 1 per 10,000 births. The pathophysiology is poorly understood until now with several theories reported in the literature. The diagnosis is most often made at birth. We reported a case of a 40 year old patient with no particular history who had consulted for spontaneous premature rupture of membranes in a 20 weeks pregnancy. The diagnostic of amniotic band syndrome was made after the delivery with amputation of a limb, amniotic syndactilia and deformation of the right foot in equinovarus.


Keywords


Amniotic band syndrome, Malformation, Amputation

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