Monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy - entangled cords

Case contributed by Alexandra Stanislavsky

Selected image demonstrating placental cord insertion and cord entanglement in a monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy. The remainder of the scan performed at 17 weeks gestation, was unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Umbilical cord entanglement is seen in most monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancies and is useful in the confirmation of monoamnionicity.

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