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The conjoined twins of Gusau, Nigeria.

Authors
  • Aiyedun, T Adebowale
Type
Published Article
Journal
West African journal of medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2002
Volume
21
Issue
3
Pages
256–257
Identifiers
PMID: 12744584
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case of Thoracopagus conjoined twins complicated with rupture of the uterus is presented. The patient was admitted after a prolonged second stage of labour. Diagnosis was made at laparotomy. Problems in diagnosis are discussed and the benefits of antenatal care and confinement under skilled supervision are emphasised.

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