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ROJAS SALMON, José Luis; SERRANO PACHECO, Miriam; VARGAS CASTRO, Norberto  and  RENGIFO GUILLART, Alfredo. Syndrome of amniotic bands. MEDISAN [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.5, pp.853-856. ISSN 1029-3019.

Two case reports of children with 3 year-old and 7 months respectively, assisted in the Central Hospital of Windhoek, Namibia, where a Cuban medical brigade worked are presented due to their disorders of congenital amniotic bands in the lower members, which were surgically treated. In both, the clinical course was satisfactory and after 2 years of the surgery the results were excellent.

Keywords : child; infant; congenital amniotic band; constriction rings; surgical procedure; Namibia.

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