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Acephalus acardiac fetus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15531853     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acephalus Acardia is an uncommon congenital malformation due to twin reverse arterial perfusion syndrome. In this condition the donor twin provides circulation for itself and the recipient acardiac twin. The acardiac twin is grossly abnormal with severe reduction anomalies of the upper part of the body. We report a case with autopsy findings and review of literature.
B Rajesh; B Mahadhevan; Sudha Rao; Vishmu B Bhat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-08     Completed Date:  2005-02-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  948     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis*
Anencephaly / diagnosis*
Diseases in Twins / complications,  diagnosis*
Fetofetal Transfusion / complications
Heart Defects, Congenital / complications,  diagnosis*
Infant, Newborn

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