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Annular Band Syndrome Wheeless

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Description: - annular bands may present clinically with either complete amputation of part of thumb as well as the rest of the hand;
- constriction bands higher up in the arm, causing severe edema in parts distal to the constriction band;
- annular bands are often associated w/ acrosyndactyly;
- annular band syndrome is sporadic, not inherited;
- inherent in this anomaly are hypoplasia, brachydactyly, symphalangism, symbrachydactyly, and congenital amputations;

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Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Fri Aug 07 2009