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An unusual case of heteropagus twinning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1552454     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 3-day-old boy baby presented with a cystic umbilical swelling covered mostly by skin and partly by amnion. On the surface, an early embryo-like structure was attached (facial features and limb buds). The deeper aspect of it was composed of large cystic and tubular structures and solid organs resembling liver and spleen. It was labeled as acardiac amorphous parasitic twin, the first of its kind to be reported.
S K Biswas; A N Gangopadhyay; B D Bhatia; D Bandopadhyay; S Khanna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-04-30     Completed Date:  1992-04-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  96-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Hernia, Umbilical
Infant, Newborn
Twins, Conjoined* / surgery

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