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A unique case of conjoined triplets.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15970906     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A unique case of conjoined triplets that was characterized as tricephalus, tetrabrachius, and tetrapus parapagothoracopagus is presented. Antenatal diagnosis of the conjoined triplet was made at 22 weeks of gestation with 2-dimensional ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging. Pregnancy was terminated by hysterotomy, and diagnosis of conjoined triplets was confirmed postnatally.
Authors:
Apostolos P Athanasiadis; Christinne Tzannatos; Themistoklis Mikos; Menelaos Zafrakas; John N Bontis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  192     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-22     Completed Date:  2005-07-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2084-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aristole University of Thessalonki, Greece. apostolos@profinet.gr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pregnancy
Triplets*
Twins, Conjoined / pathology*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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