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

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


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.


Twin, Sirenomelia, Mermaid syndrome, Oligohydramnios

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