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J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60(11):1241-3. Epub 2007 Jan 16.

Abdominal constriction band: A rare location for amniotic band syndrome.

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  • 1Department of Plastic Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT, UK.


Amniotic band syndrome refers to the uncommon occurrence of a variety of congenital deformities, most probably due to foetal entanglement in strands ruptured from the amniotic sac. We present a rare case of an abdominal constriction band together with a short literature review.

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