Acardius anephus

Acardius anephus is a morphologic subtype of an acardiac twin in the twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence.  In this entity, no cephalic or structures are present, but the lower limbs are preserved. This is the most common subtype, seen in 60-75% of cases1.

 

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rID: 68138
System: Obstetrics
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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