What is amniotic band sequence?
Also known as: ABS, amniotic constriction bands, constriction band sequence, congenital constriction rings.
Amniotic bands are thin fibers of tissue that sometimes form inside the mother’s womb when the fetus is growing inside. If the unborn fetus gets entangled within these fibers, it can cause a variety of symptoms and complications. This is known as amniotic band sequence.
Reviewed by: Mislen S Bauer, MD
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