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Conjoined acardiac monsters.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6894369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The first known case of conjoined acardiac monsters in a twin pregnancy is reported. The conjoined monsters shared a single abdominal-thoracic artery and a primitive single-chambered heart. The placenta was monoamniotic with two umbilical cords. A classification of acardia as well as a discussion of possible mechanisms leading to the development of this anomaly are presented.
J C Amatuzio; R J Gorlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1981 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-06-13     Completed Date:  1981-06-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Severe Teratoid / pathology*
Fetus / pathology
Infant, Newborn
Twins, Conjoined / pathology*

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