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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 240-242

Parasitic twin within spina bifida


1 Department of Surgery, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Moshi, Tanzania
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Oxford Children's Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, United Kingdom

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Kokila Lakhoo
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Oxford Children's Hospital, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.104728

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Spinal dysraphisms in association with accessory limbs are extremely rare congenital anomalies. The potential mechanisms of development and classification of these anomalies remain unclear. We report a unique case of a baby boy with an accessory foot and external genitalia in association with spina bifida.


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