Simonarts ligaments

Simonart's ligaments --> amniotic bands

The strands of amniotic tissue adherent to the embryo or foetus; they may cause constriction of embryonic limbs.

See: congenital amputation.

Synonym: amniotic adhesions, annular band, constriction ring, simonart's bands, simonart's ligaments, simonart's threads, streeter's bands.

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