Successful Separation of Omphalopagus Twins: A Case Report

Authors

  • Prashant S Patil LTGMCH,SION,MUMBAI,MAHARASHTRA,INDIA
  • Paras Kothari Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra
  • Abhaya Gupta Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra
  • Geeta Kekre Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra
  • KV Dikshit Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra
  • Ravi Kamble Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra
  • Shahaji Deshmukh Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v5.272

Keywords:

Conjoined twins, Omphalopagus

Abstract

Omphalopagus twins are conjoined twins sharing part of gastrointestinal system and abdominal wall. These types of twins have best chances of survival if successfully separated. We report a case of successfully separated omphalopagus twins at day six of life.

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Author Biographies

Prashant S Patil, LTGMCH,SION,MUMBAI,MAHARASHTRA,INDIA

Registrar,Department of Paediatric Surgery

Paras Kothari, Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

Prof and Head ,Department of Paediatric surgery

Abhaya Gupta, Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

Asso Prof  ,Department of Paediatric surgery

Geeta Kekre, Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

Registrar,Department of Paediatric surgery

KV Dikshit, Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

Superspecialty medical officer,Department of Paediatric surgery

Ravi Kamble, Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

Superspecialty medical officer,Department of Paediatric surgery

Shahaji Deshmukh, Affiliation : L.T.M.G.Hospital,Sion,Mumbai,Maharashtra

Registrar,Department of Paediatric surgery

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Published

2015-12-06

How to Cite

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Patil PS, Kothari P, Gupta A, Kekre G, Dikshit K, Kamble R, Deshmukh S. Successful Separation of Omphalopagus Twins: A Case Report. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2015Dec.6 [cited 2021Jun.12];5(1):5. Available from: https://jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/272

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