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Bizarre presentation of epigastric heteropagus: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16998686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report an unusual case of epigastric heteropagus in a female neonate. The parasite had a single lung as well as a liver, stomach, intestine, pancreas, ovaries, a single kidney, and a bladder. These visceral organs were located in the abdominal and pelvic space of the autosite, and the pelvic bone and lower legs of the parasite were fused with the respective organs in the autosite. The infant underwent operations to remove the central leg and some of the intra-abdominal organs of the parasite, but she must still undergo further surgery to remove the genitourinary organs and pelvic bones of the parasite, and repair her very abducted and rotated right leg.
Yutaka Kanamori; Tetsuya Tomonaga; Masahiko Sugiyama; Kohei Hashizume; Keiji Goishi; Nobuhiko Haga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Twin Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery today     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0941-1291     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg. Today     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-25     Completed Date:  2006-12-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204360     Medline TA:  Surg Today     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  914-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departments of Pediatric Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis*,  surgery
Diseases in Twins*
Follow-Up Studies
Gastrointestinal Tract / abnormalities
Infant, Newborn
Kidney / abnormalities
Leg / abnormalities
Lung / abnormalities
Ovary / abnormalities
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Twins, Conjoined / surgery*
Urinary Bladder / abnormalities

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