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Diprosopus (conjoined) twins, Anencephaly

Viswanathan LV - MedPix (2011)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Diprosopus (conjoined) twins, Anencephaly

History: Young primigravida (G1P0) with uncomplicated pregnancy. Previous US (not known when) reported as “no abnormalities”. Returns to clinic, and now US fails to show heartbeat.

Findings: • Duplication of facial structures (eyes, teeth) • Cleft with partial duplication of vertebrae (L1) • Absence of spinal cord and brain • Enlarged liver, distorting abdominal and thoracic structures • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (lack of normal lung tissue found on autopsy)

Dxhow: Autopsy

Exam: Stillborn baby

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Diprosopus (conjoined) twins, Anencephaly

Viswanathan LV - MedPix (2011)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Diprosopus (conjoined) twins, Anencephaly

History: Young primigravida (G1P0) with uncomplicated pregnancy. Previous US (not known when) reported as “no abnormalities”. Returns to clinic, and now US fails to show heartbeat.

Findings: • Duplication of facial structures (eyes, teeth) • Cleft with partial duplication of vertebrae (L1) • Absence of spinal cord and brain • Enlarged liver, distorting abdominal and thoracic structures • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (lack of normal lung tissue found on autopsy)

Dxhow: Autopsy

Exam: Stillborn baby

No MeSH data available.