DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20150126

Both babies with sirenomelia’ in twin pregnancy: a case report and review of literature

Soham Chowdhury, Sarmila Kundu, Satyendu Sekhar Manna, Anita Das

Abstract


Sirenomelia, also called as ‘Mermaid syndrome’, is a rare congenital malformation of uncertain aetiology. It is characterised by fusion of the lower limbs and commonly associated with severe urogenital and gastrointestinal malformation. We report a case of twin pregnancy with both babies had sirenomelia. No previous case of ‘both babies with sirenomelia’ in twin pregnancy has been reported till date.

Keywords


Twin, Sirenomelia, Mermaid syndrome, Oligohydramnios

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