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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 44–46 | Cite as

Craniofacial anomalies in the amniotic band disruption complex

  • S. McCarthy
  • M. Sarwar
  • C. Virapongse
  • R. Ehrenkranz
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Abstract

We describe a newborn with multiple congenital anomalies due to the Amniotic Band Disruption Complex. Cerebral computerized tomography and plain films of the extremities corroborated the clinical diagnosis. The purpose of this case report is to alert the radiologist to the varied radiographic appearance of this little known entity and to provide a historical and embryologic background.

Key words

Newborn Congenital anomalies Central nervous system Cerebral computerized tomography 

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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. McCarthy
    • 1
  • M. Sarwar
    • 1
  • C. Virapongse
    • 1
  • R. Ehrenkranz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic ImagingYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Department of Perinatal MedicineYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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