African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2010  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 197--199

Emergency separation of a xipho-omphalopagus twin in a developing country


RM Shukla, B Mukhopadhyay, KC Mandal, K Saha, D Roy, PP Mukherjee 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata - 700 014, India

Correspondence Address:
R M Shukla
Room No. 51, N.H.Q, Doctor«SQ»s Hostel, NRS Medical College, Kolkata
India

Female conjoined twins (thoraco-omphalopagus) were delivered by emergency caesarean section in a private nursing home. On examination, one of the twins was dead and was threatening the survival of the surviving twin (twin A). An emergency separation was performed to salvage the surviving twin.


How to cite this article:
Shukla R M, Mukhopadhyay B, Mandal K C, Saha K, Roy D, Mukherjee P P. Emergency separation of a xipho-omphalopagus twin in a developing country.Afr J Paediatr Surg 2010;7:197-199


How to cite this URL:
Shukla R M, Mukhopadhyay B, Mandal K C, Saha K, Roy D, Mukherjee P P. Emergency separation of a xipho-omphalopagus twin in a developing country. Afr J Paediatr Surg [serial online] 2010 [cited 2020 Feb 18 ];7:197-199
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