Pseudo-ainhum; Amniotic constriction bands
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.
by Gevorg A. Poghosian, Ph.D.
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