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Synonyms for amniotic

of or related to the amnion or characterized by developing an amnion

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Epidemiology and risk factors of amniotic band syndrome, or ADAM sequence.
As many as 1 out of every 1,200 children is born with missing fingers as a result of amniotic band syndrome, according to Benioff Children's Hospital at the University of California, San Francisco.
Congenital limb loss is rare and can be caused for many different reasons, including genetic, environmental, chemical such as thalidomide, or through a developmental anomaly such as Amniotic Band Syndrome where the membranes in the womb wrap around limbs and prevent their development.
Other disorders to be considered in a case of congenital eyelid coloboma include Franceschetti Syndrome, Oculoauricular dysplasia (Goldenhar syndrome)3, Amniotic band syndrome, Cryptophthalmos (Fraser syndrome)4,5 and Manitoba Oculotrichoanal (MOTA) syndrome6.
Harry Wyn, three, of School Bank Road, Llanrwst, was born with amniotic band syndrome, a birth defect which can affect an unborn baby's arms, hands and feet.