DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20161259

Dicephalus dipus: a rarer siamese

Pradipprava Paria, Debasree Guha, Sibnath Gayen, Probodh Chandra Mondal, Sabyasachi Som

Abstract


Dicephalus twins are very rare form of conjoined parapagus twins where there is a common body with two heads. They are subdivided into many groups depending on the number of upper limbs, lower limbs and number of torso. A dicephalus dibrachus dipus conjoined twin is reported here. Most of the cases are still born or died immediately after birth. Early diagnosis is important for management of conjoined twins.


Keywords


Conjoined twins, Parapagus, Dicephalus

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