Acephalic Acardiac Fetus

Wader, JV and Kumbhar, S and Whawal, V and Joshi, SS (2013) Acephalic Acardiac Fetus. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Acardia (Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence) is a rare and one of the most bizarre congenital malformations occurring in multiple pregnancies. It affects 1 in 35,000 pregnancies. Usually one twin shows absence of heart and other is structurally normal. The acardiac twin presents with many bizarre anomalies such as lack of head, thorax and upper extremities. We report a case of autopsy study of acardiac twin with severe malformations. The case has been presented for its rarity.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Acardia; Congenital malformations; Autopsy
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:9163
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:25 Feb 2014 12:42
Last Modified:25 Feb 2014 12:42

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