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Fetus-in-Fetu: A Rare Entity

Mohan H. · Chhabra S. · Handa U.

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Departments of Pathology, Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India

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Abstract of Paper

Received: February 20, 2006
Accepted: May 15, 2006
Published online: January 17, 2007
Issue release date: April 2007

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1015-3837 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9964 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/FDT

Abstract

Fetus-in-fetu is a malformed parasitic monozygotic diamniotic twin that is found inside the body of the living child or adult. A 3-year-old male child presented with a retroperitoneal mass, which on radiological examination showed retroperitoneal teratoma. Pathological examination revealed fetus-in-fetu with partially developed vertebral column.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Paper

Received: February 20, 2006
Accepted: May 15, 2006
Published online: January 17, 2007
Issue release date: April 2007

Number of Print Pages: 3
Number of Figures: 3
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1015-3837 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9964 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/FDT


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