Fetus-in-fetu with malignant recurrence

Katharine Hopkins, Paula K. Dickson, Turner I. Ball, Richard R. Ricketts, Patricia A. O'Shea, Carlos R. Abramowsky

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Abstract

Fetus-in-fetu is an unusual condition in which a vertebrate fetus is enclosed within the abdomen of another fetus. These occurrences are usually benign. This report describes an instance of malignant recurrence after resection of a fetus-in-fetu.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1475-1479
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume32
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Abnormal twinning
  • Fetus-in-fetu
  • Teratoma
  • Yolk sac carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Hopkins, K., Dickson, P. K., Ball, T. I., Ricketts, R. R., O'Shea, P. A., & Abramowsky, C. R. (1997). Fetus-in-fetu with malignant recurrence. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 32(10), 1475-1479.

Fetus-in-fetu with malignant recurrence. / Hopkins, Katharine; Dickson, Paula K.; Ball, Turner I.; Ricketts, Richard R.; O'Shea, Patricia A.; Abramowsky, Carlos R.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 32, No. 10, 10.1997, p. 1475-1479.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hopkins, K, Dickson, PK, Ball, TI, Ricketts, RR, O'Shea, PA & Abramowsky, CR 1997, 'Fetus-in-fetu with malignant recurrence', Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 1475-1479.
Hopkins K, Dickson PK, Ball TI, Ricketts RR, O'Shea PA, Abramowsky CR. Fetus-in-fetu with malignant recurrence. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 1997 Oct;32(10):1475-1479.
Hopkins, Katharine ; Dickson, Paula K. ; Ball, Turner I. ; Ricketts, Richard R. ; O'Shea, Patricia A. ; Abramowsky, Carlos R. / Fetus-in-fetu with malignant recurrence. In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 1997 ; Vol. 32, No. 10. pp. 1475-1479.
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