Conjoined Twins

Abstract

Reported here is a case of conjoined twins presented to ante-natal outpatient department of Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital on 21st August 2015 on a 20 year “Primigravida at 27 weeks and 6 days of gestation not in labor” referred from a polyclinic following ultrasonography diagnosis for better management. After confirming the diagnosis and counseling the patients regarding mode of delivery and possible outcomes, elective caesarean section was performed and delivered male conjoined twins of Parapagus dicephalus type with poor Apgar score. No resuscitation attempted except oxygen supplementation as per wish of parents and early neonatal deaths occurred at one hour of life.

 

Published
2018-06-30
How to Cite
Kattel, P. (2018). Conjoined Twins. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 56(211), 708-710. https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.3526
Section
Case Reports