IMAGES IN NEONATAL MEDICINE: Monoamniotic twin pregnancy: a hazardous fetal life

Kr├╝ger, C.; Jaspers, K.-D.
November 2004
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Nov2004, Vol. 89 Issue 6, pF479
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a case of monoamniotic male twin pregnancy. A 29 year old gravida 3, para 2 presented with a monozygous, monoamniotic male twin pregnancy of 11 weeks gestation. Because of the high risk of intrauterine fetal death in such cases, she was closely followed up. Because of the mobility of the fetuses associated with a high probability of cord accident, elective caesarean section was performed at. 32 weeks after a full course of antenatal steroids.


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