Amniotic band syndrome: a diagnostic dilemma

Vineet V. Mishra, Smit B. Solanki, Rohina Aggarwal, Kunir Shah, M. Anusha


Amniotic band can cause a broad spectrum of anomalies ranging from simple band constrictions to major craniofacial and visceral defects. It can cause significant neonatal morbidity. Accurate diagnosis is very important for further management of the pregnancy and in counseling with regard to future pregnancies. Here we reported a case of amniotic band syndrome which was missed for ‘Milroy’s primary congenital lymphedema’ in antenatal sonography but was revealed in fetal autopsy.


Amniotic band syndrome, Antenatal sonography, Band constrictions, Fetal autopsy

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