Minimally conjoined omphalopagi: emphasis on embryogenesis and possibility of emergency separation


KARNAK İ. , SANLIALP I., EKİNCİ S. , Senocak M. E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.50, no.5, pp.503-508, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-508

Abstract

Minimally conjoined omphalopagus twins (MCOTs) has been recognized in the last decade as a special subgroup in which omphalopagus twins have union of peritoneal cavities through anterior lower abdominal wall defect with union of distal small intestine and patent urachal structures and associating anorectal malformation.