Excessive Siamese twinning in Southern Africa.

  title={Excessive Siamese twinning in Southern Africa.},
  author={Marjorie M. Nelson and E M Bhettay and Peter Beighton},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  volume={50 18},
Twelve sets of conjoined twins have been born in Southern Africa since February 1974. This possibly represents a significant increase in the incidence of Siamese twinning and may be the result of unknown environmental agents. Several of the sets of twins were diagnosed antenatally. In view of the current circumstances a high index of suspicion is probably… CONTINUE READING