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Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Acardiac acephalus twin: A case report

M Bukar, SD Kwari, I Bilkisu, MG Mahmud, JY Obed

Abstract


Acardiac acephalus twin is a rare complication of monochorionic twinning. A case of a 26year old who presented to the emergency unit of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital [UMTH] with ultrasound report of non viable
but morphologically normal twin pregnancy is presented. She was delivered of a twin still born; one apparently normal and an acardiac twin.

Key words: Multiple pregnancy, Ultrasound scan, Acardiac twin




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