Alternative names 
Amniotic constriction bands; Streeter’s dysplasia

Amniotic constriction bands are a congenital (present from birth) deformity of the limbs (arms or legs) or digits (fingers or toes) caused by a type of damage to the placenta which cuts off their blood supply and prevents normal development.

see Amniotic constriction bands.

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Last revised: December 8, 2012
by Brenda A. Kuper, M.D.

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