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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 142-144

Situs inversus and dextrocardia in epigastric heteropagus twins: An uncommon entity explored!!


1 Department of Pediatrics, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Harish Chellani
Department of Pediatrics, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2249-4847.154129

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Epigastric heteropagus twin is a rare form of parasitic twins. Though heart defects may be found in 28% of these babies, an association with situs inversus and dextrocardia is extremely uncommon. We present a rare case of epigastric heteropagus twinning with dextrocardia and situs inversus.


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