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Intrauterine fetal death of one of twins, coexisting with hydranencephaly in the surviving co-twin: a case report.
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PMID:  17191429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hydranencephaly, a relatively rare malformation of the brain, is characterised by absence of the cerebral hemispheres and their replacement by sacs filled with cerebrospinal fluid. It is one of the recognised forms of intracranial malformations associated with intrauterine fetal demise of one of twins in monochorionic twin gestation. This report illustrates the development of hydranencephaly in a surviving twin sequel to intrauterine fetal demise of the co-twin.
J A Olowu; I A Lagunju; O O Tongo; M Atalabi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  West African journal of medicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0189-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  West Afr J Med     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-28     Completed Date:  2007-02-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301891     Medline TA:  West Afr J Med     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  246-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan/University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Diseases in Twins / diagnosis,  etiology*,  psychology
Fetal Death*
Hydranencephaly / diagnosis,  etiology*,  psychology
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Infant, Premature, Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  psychology

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