Acardiac acephalus twin: A case report

  • M Bukar
  • SD Kwari
  • I Bilkisu
  • MG Mahmud
  • JY Obed
Keywords: Multiple pregnancy, Ultrasound scan, Acardiac twin

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

Published
2013-02-19
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0189-5117