Prenatal Ultrasound Diagnosis Of Cephalothoracomphalopagus Janiceps Monosymmetros.
SANDHYA SUDHIR KAMBLE1, FAIZAL BIN SHARIF2, INDULEKHA ANAYATH3
1Maternal and Child Health Clinic, Seria Health Centre, Belait, 2 Department of Radiology, Suri Seri Begawan Hospital, 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Suri Seri Begawan Hospital.
The role of antenatal ultrasound is established in detecting fetal well-being and abnormalities. Cepahalothoracomphalopagus conjoined twin is a rare occurrence and typical ultrasound features have been described in the literature. We report a case of cephalothoracoomphalopagus conjoined twin diagnosed by ultrasound performed in a peripheral Maternal and Child Health Centre and later confirmed at a district hospital. The objective of this case report is to emphasize the possibility of fetal abnormalities even in low risk antenatal case at early gestational age and highlight the ultrasound features of this rare condition.
Keywords: Cephalothoracomphalopagus, prenatal diagnosis, twins, conjoined, Ultrasonography
Correspondence author: Sandhya Sudhir KAMBLE, P.O. Box 585, Seria Post Office, KB1190, Brunei Darussalam.
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Brunei Int Med J. 2017; 13 (4): 131-134