The newborn presented syndactyly

A female newborn, born at 33 weeks of gestation from a 43 years-old mother, gravida 6 para 6. The newborn was eutrophic (birth weight was 2500g, length was 46 cm and head circumference was 31 cm). Pregnancy was uneventful. Prenatal ultrasonography follow-up showed no abnormalities. The newborn presented syndactyly, lymphedema, with distal agenesis of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th fingers; ring constrictions of the great toe, and distal agenesis of the 2nd toe. No other birth defect was associated. What is your diagnosis?


  1. Neural tube deformities
  2. Amniotic band syndrome
  3. Syringohydromyelia
  4. Hydrops foetalis