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Amniotic Band Syndrome (Amniotic Bands) Summary

Description: A disorder present in the newborn infant in which constriction rings or bands, causing soft tissue depressions, encircle digits, extremities, or limbs and sometimes the neck, thorax, or abdomen. They may be associated with intrauterine amputations.

Also Known As: Amniotic Bands; Amniotic Band; Syndrome, Streeter; Amputations, Intrauterine; Annular Groove Show All >>

Networked: 113 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Amniotic Band Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Collagen : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  3. alpha-Fetoproteins (AFP) : 4 results : IBA
  4. Oculomaxillofacial dysostosis : 4 results : IBA
  5. Meckel syndrome type 1 : 3 results : IBA
  6. tranilast (N 5') : 3 results : IBA
  7. Misoprostol (Cytotec) : 2 results : FDA 3 Generic
  8. Transforming Growth Factors (Transforming Growth Factor) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Teratogens : 2 results : IBA
  10. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 results : FDA 175 Generic
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Diseases Related to Amniotic Band Syndrome

  1. Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Lobstein Disease)
  2. Cleft Lip (Harelip)
  3. Neural Tube Defects (Exencephaly)
  4. Syndactyly (Polysyndactyly)
  5. Umbilical Hernia (Omphalocele)
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Key Therapies for Amniotic Band Syndrome

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  1. Amputation : 2 studies in 43 results
  2. Ligation : 1 study in 3 results
  3. Limb Salvage : 3 results
  4. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 2 results
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 2 results
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