2006-12-19-10 Twin reversed arterial perfusion syndrome © Mansour www.thefetus.net/
Twin reversed arterial perfusion syndrome
Ghada Mansour, MD, Mahmoud Youssef, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
These are some images obtained at 27-week of pregnancy. The scan revealed a monoamniotic, monochorionic, intrauterine twin pregnancy with a twin reversed arterial perfusion syndrome. Here are some images that we obtained.
Pictures 1, 2: Normal spine (left) and head (right) of the first fetus.
Pictures 3, 4: Female gender of the first fetus (left) and a small trunk, acephaly, acrania and absent upper limbs of the second fetus (right)
Pictures 4, 5: Lower limbs of the second fetus (left) and dorsal placement of the placenta (right).