Dichorionic, diamnionic twin pregnancy discordant for anencephaly: Report of two cases and literature review.

Journal Article

Anencephaly is a lethal diagnosis. In the unique situation of a twin pregnancy discordant for anencephaly, early ultrasound diagnosis based on the discrepancy in the appearance of the heads can facilitate management and potentially decrease morbidity and mortality for the unaffected twin. We report two such cases of dichorionic, diamniotic twin pregnancies and provide a review of the literature.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lee Langman, E; Hertzberg, BS; Boyd, BK; Gupta, RT

Published Date

  • 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 843 -

PubMed ID

  • 27330630

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4900103

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1930-0433

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2484/rcr.v8i2.843


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands