Amniotic band syndrome

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What is amniotic band syndrome?

Amniotic band syndrome occurs when strands of the amniotic sac randomly wrap around a limb, digit, or other parts of the fetus and cause constriction. The constriction can be so tight that it affects blood flow to the area and can affect the development of the fetus.

Common symptoms reported by people with amniotic band syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with amniotic band syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with amniotic band syndrome

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Who has amniotic band syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from amniotic band syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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