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Double fetus in fetu: diagnostic imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7724290     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fetus in fetu is a rare pathological condition, presenting as a congenital tumor. It consists of a malformed parasitic twin that is found within the body of its sibling. Less than 70 cases have been reported and in most of them a definite diagnosis was only made during surgery. We present a case with two fetuses in the retroperitoneum and describe the criteria to be kept in mind for a correct preoperative diagnosis using the current imaging modalities.
C Luzzatto; E Talenti; A Tregnaghi; S Fabris; A Scapinello; M Guglielmi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-19     Completed Date:  1995-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  602-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Padua, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Neoplasms / radiography*,  ultrasonography
Choristoma / radiography*,  ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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