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African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

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Emergency separation of a xipho-omphalopagus twin in a developing country

RM Shukla, B Mukhopadhyay, KC Mandal, K Saha, D Roy, PP Mukherjee

Abstract


Female conjoined twins (thoraco-omphalopagus) were delivered by emergency caesarean section in a private nursing home. On examination, one of the twins was dead and was threatening the survival of the surviving
twin (twin A). An emergency separation was performed to salvage the surviving twin.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0189-6725.70427
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