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In utero early suspicion of superfetation by ultrasound examination: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12797008     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a dichorionic and diamniotic pregnancy with the unique feature of an early ultrasound diagnosis of a 4-week size difference, which persisted throughout pregnancy. At birth, the twins had a 1-month difference in physical and neurological maturity. We believe that only the phenomenon of a superfetation can explain this difference. We report the cases found in the literature.
Authors:
G Soudre; X Guettier; L Marpeau; L Larue; T Jault; J Barrat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0960-7692     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-10     Completed Date:  2003-10-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 1992 International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Paris, France.
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