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2007-08-01-08 Amniotic band syndrome © Navarro www.thefetus.net/
Amniotic band syndrome

Julio Navarro, MD.

El Salvador

 

 

Case report

Here are some images showing a cranial cleft and deformed fetal head due to the amniotic band syndrome.

Images 1, 2: Second trimester scans showing cleft in the fetal head caused by the amniotic band.

 

Images 3, 4: Second trimester scans showing deformed fetal head caused by the amniotic band.

 

Images 5, 6: Image 5 - second trimester scan showing deformed fetal head and amniotic bands attached to the head. Image 6 shows an amniotic band transversely crossing the amniotic cavity.

 

Images 7, 8: Pathological images of the baby with deformed head due to the amniotic band syndrome.

 

Image 9: Pathological image of the baby"s face with cleft due to the amniotic band syndrome.

 

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