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2004-10-15-15 Duplicata incompleta with shared head and thorax © Rios www.thefetus.net/
Duplicata incompleta with shared head and thorax

Livia Rios, MD

Ultrimagem/Setor de Imagem do Hospital Universitário Materno Infantil -São Luís(MA)-Brazil

These images are from 17-year-old in a routine ultrasound at second trimester. They are conjoined twins with fused head and thorax but two separates spines, limbs and pelves. Note the abnormal organization of the brain...

The diverging spines

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