Fetus in Fetu in the Scrotal Sac: Case Report and Literature Review

@inproceedings{Ji2015FetusIF,
  title={Fetus in Fetu in the Scrotal Sac: Case Report and Literature Review},
  author={Yi Ji and Bo Song and Siyuan Chen and Xiaoping Jiang and Gang Yang and Xia Gao and Bo Xiang and Breindahl. Morten},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Fetus in fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital anomaly. The most common site at which FIF occurs is the retroperitoneum. The mechanisms underlying the development of FIF have not been fully elucidated. The monozygotic twin theory postulates that FIF results from the unequal division of the totipotent cells of the blastocyst. However, the monozygotic twin theory does not explain all cases of FIF.Herein, we describe the clinical characteristics of a 20-day-old infant with scrotal sac swelling… CONTINUE READING

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