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2003-04-07-16 Twin, acardiac, anceps © Quiroga www.thefetus.net/

 

Twin, acardiac, anceps

Hector G Quiroga, MD, Enmanuel Lugo, MD.


Hospital Central Universitario “Antonio María Pineda”. Barquisimeto. Estado Lara. Venezuela

Case report
The patient is a 25‑year‑old woman G4P3, who attend to our institution because of amniotic fluid loss, the patient had a 30 weeks twin pregnancy and also had the diagnosis of an Acardic twin and here are the findings.

 

Figure 1, 2: Products of conception: acardiac anceps twin

        

 

Figure 3, 4: two vessels

                    

 

Figure 5: X-ray of acardiac twin

       

 

Figure 6:  The anatomic dissection: There were only two vessels (one artery and one vein), two kidneys with their arteries. There wasn’t any heart-like structure, no stomach, inside the head only the cerebellum was found

   

  

 

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