Demise of a twin

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Primigravida after 8 years of infertility.

Patient Data

Age: about 28 - 30 yrs.
Gender: Female

Dichorionic pregnency - 1st trimester USG

Two seperate placentae were present. Fetus on maternal right side is without cardiac activity. Nearly absent liquor around this fetus.

Fetus on materal left side is alive with maturity of about 26 weeks. Normal liquor seen around this fetus.

Case Discussion

Findings of demise of a twin. Live twin was delivered by LSCS at 34 wks maturity.

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Case information

rID: 37642
Published: 16th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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