Dichorionic twins discordant for thanatophoric dysplasia managed with selective reduction at 20 weeks' gestation: a case report.

BACKGROUND Thanatophoric dysplasia (TD) is a rare and lethal form of skeletal disorder. A MEDLINE search for 1965-2003 yielded only 3 reports of multiple pregnancies discordant for TD. This is the first case report of selective twin reduction for this diagnosis. CASE A young woman was seen in consultation at 20 weeks' gestation. Ultrasound examination… CONTINUE READING