A Case of Fetus in Fetu

Mustafa, Ghulam; Mirza, Bilal; Iqbal, Shahid; Sheikh, Afzal
June 2012
APSP Journal of Case Reports;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
Case Study
Fetus in fetu is a rare developmental aberration, characterized by encasement of partially developed monozygotic, diamniotic, and monochorionic fetus into the normally developing host. A 4-month-old boy presented with abdominal mass. Radiological investigations gave the suspicion of fetus in fetu. At surgery a fetus enclosed in an amnion like membrane at upper retroperitoneal location was found and excised. The patient is doing well after the operation.


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