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Fetus-in-fetu: a rare entity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17228158     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fetus-in-fetu is a malformed parasitic monozygotic diamniotic twin that is found inside the body of the living child or adult. A 3-year-old male child presented with a retroperitoneal mass, which on radiological examination showed retroperitoneal teratoma. Pathological examination revealed fetus-in-fetu with partially developed vertebral column.
Authors:
Harsh Mohan; Seema Chhabra; Uma Handa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-01-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal diagnosis and therapy     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1015-3837     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal. Diagn. Ther.     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-13     Completed Date:  2007-05-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107463     Medline TA:  Fetal Diagn Ther     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2007 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India. drharshmohan@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Fetus / abnormalities*
Humans
Male
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Teratoma / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Twins, Conjoined / pathology*,  surgery
Twins, Monozygotic

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