Fetal amelia: A case report

Nihal Al Riyami, Asfhaq Ahmed, Shahila Tanzeem, Mohammed Abdul-Latif

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Congenital limb defects are rare fetal anomalies with a birth prevalence of 0.55 per 1,000. Amelia is an extremely rare birth defect marked by the complete absence of one or more limbs. We report a case of fetal amelia, ultrasound findings, manifestations and the fetal outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-55
Number of pages2
JournalOman Medical Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012


  • Amelia
  • Congenital
  • Limb defects
  • Rare
  • Sporadic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Riyami, N. A., Ahmed, A., Tanzeem, S., & Abdul-Latif, M. (2012). Fetal amelia: A case report. Oman Medical Journal, 27(1), 54-55. https://doi.org/10.5001/omj.2012.11