Amniotic Bands: Introduction
Amniotic Bands: A rare condition where abnormal fetal development occurs when bands of tissue encircle parts of the fetus and affect the growth of that portion. The band of tissue develops from the internal womb lining. The location of the band on the fetus determines the symptoms and the seriousness of the condition.
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Symptoms of Amniotic Bands
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Definitions of Amniotic Bands:
Amniotic Bands is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Amniotic Bands, or a subtype of Amniotic Bands,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Amniotic Bands as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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