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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

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PACHAJOA, Harry et al. Craniofacial duplication (diprosopus) with trioftalmos, diagnosed by 3D obstetric ultrasound. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2016, vol.42, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-3062.

Craniofacial duplication (diprosopus) is the result of the less common form of coupled twins. The use of 3D ultrasound for diagnosis of this disease has been reported.A second case of this disease occurs in Colombia. A clinical case of a son of 28-year-old mother, who underwent prenatal diagnosis with 3D ultrasound of craniofacial duplication and spine.Prenatal karyotype banding G: 46XX. At birth, a female fetus was found with craniofacial duplication, the presence of three eyes, two noses and two mouths, the presence of duplicate backbone up to the cervical region, and spina bifida at the cervical level. The use of 3D ultrasound allows early diagnosis of this disease, allowing a multidisciplinary approach of pregnant women.

Keywords : twin pregnancy; Siamese; congenital anomalies; prenatal diagnosis; diprosopus.

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