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2011-02-02-10 Conjoined twins © Andreeva
Conjoined twins

Elena Andreeva, MD.*, Natalia Odegova, MD.*, Ludmila Juchenko, MD.*

*  Moscow regions Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical-Genetics Department, Moscow, Russia.

Case report

The following images show a case of the conjoined  twins diagnosed in our department during a first trimester scanning at 10 weeks of gestation. The mother was a 22-year-old primigravida with non-contributive history.  Ultrasound revealed a missed abortion. The final diagnosis was conjoined twins, parapagus dicephalus.

Images 1,2: Images of the conjoined twins, there are two heads with conjoined body.

Video: Video of conjoined twins, note two separate heads and conjoined thorax and abdomen.

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