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One-Stage Emergency Surgical Release of Amniotic Constriction Band in Streeter’s Dysplasia with Clubfoot- A Case Report

Volume 8 | Issue 1 | January-April 2022 | Page: 43-46 | Harsharan Singh Oberoi, Baldish Singh Oberoi


Authors: Harsharan Singh Oberoi MS, DNB Ortho [1], Baldish Singh Oberoi MS Ortho, MPH [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Oberoi Hospital, Jalandhar City, Punjab, India.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Baldish Singh Oberoi
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Oberoi Hospital, Jalandhar City, Punjab, India.
Email: baldishoberoi@gmail.com


Streeter’s dysplasia is a rare condition that occurs in 1 in 1200 to 1 in 15000 live births. Timely intervention is the key in saving the limb in vascular compromised cases. A 7 days old neonate presented with Streeter’s Dysplasia with a grossly swollen, deformed and cyanosed foot. The deformity was a clubfoot deformity. There was a circumferential amniotic constriction band in the lower third left leg, causing a vascular compromise leading to bluish discoloration and gross swelling of the foot and toes. There was another semicircular band in the mid-foot region. One stage urgent circumferential band excision and multiple Z plasties for skin cover were done. The foot and the toes turned pink immediately. The swollen foot was treated by debulking of the foot and the clubfoot deformity by the Ponseti method.
Keywords: Streeter’s dysplasia, Vascular compromise, Constriction ring, One stage release, Clubfoot, Debulking


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How to Cite this Article:  Oberoi HS, Oberoi BS| One-Stage Emergency Surgical Release of Amniotic Constriction Band in Streeter’s Dysplasia with Clubfoot- A Case Report | International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics | January-April 2022; 8(1): 43-46.

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