Rare case series: iniencephaly, conjoined twins and anencephaly


  • Brindha Devi Jaganathan Department of Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital, Chidambaram, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Balachandran G. Department of Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital, Chidambaram, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India




Iniencephaly, Anencephaly, Neural tube defects, Conjoined twins, Siamese twins, Folic acid supplementation


A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. This quote is true when we happen to see certain rare cases which we could not diagnose unless we are aware. The aim of this presentation is to bring attention of cases like Iniencephaly, conjoined twins, Anencephaly to our medical fraternity and the need to focus still more on health need of the women in reproductive age group in particular. This is also to highlight the benefits of periconceptional Folic acid supplementation and need for intense antenatal surveillance programmes and proper genetic counselling to affected parents.

Author Biography

Brindha Devi Jaganathan, Department of Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital, Chidambaram, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India

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How to Cite

Jaganathan, B. D., & G., B. (2021). Rare case series: iniencephaly, conjoined twins and anencephaly. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 10(1), 245–249. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20214850



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