Fetus in fetu: a case report and literature review.

@article{Hoeffel2000FetusIF,
  title={Fetus in fetu: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Christine Caroline Hoeffel and Khoang Quy Nguyen and Ha Thanh Thi Phan and Nam Hai Truong and The Tich S Nguyen and Thi Thanh Thao Tran and Paul Forn{\`e}s},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={105 6},
  pages={1335-44}
}
Fetus in fetu is a rare condition in which a fetiform calcified mass often is present in the abdomen of its host, a newborn or an infant. We report on a case of a 19-month-old girl whose plain abdominal radiograph, ultrasonography, and computed tomography scan revealed a mass in which the contents favor a fetus in fetu rather than a teratoma. The… CONTINUE READING