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"Hugging sisters": Thoracoomphalopagus with anencephaly confirmed by three-dimensional ultrasonography at 9 weeks of gestation.
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PMID:  21117176     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a rare conjoined twinning at 9 weeks of gestation. We compared the results of two- and three-dimensional sonography with autopsy findings after the termination of pregnancy. These results showed a thoracoomphalopagus with a shared heart and visceral organs. Three-dimensional sonography showed anencephaly in one of the embryos. Early and accurate prenatal diagnosis of this type of conjoined twins using three-dimensional sonography is critical for both parental counseling and minimizing maternal morbidity. © 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2010.
Authors:
Jae-Yoon Shim; Da-Hye Joo; Hye-Sung Won; Pil Ryang Lee; Ahm Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-11-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
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