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
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