Fetus in fetu: a medical curiosity—considerations based upon an intracranially located case

@inproceedings{Maryczak2013FetusIF,
  title={Fetus in fetu: a medical curiosity—considerations based upon an intracranially located case},
  author={Laura Maryńczak and Dariusz Adamek and Grazyna Drabik and Stanisław Kwiatkowski and Izabela Herman-Sucharska and Janina Lankosz-Lauterbach},
  booktitle={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2013}
}
“Fetus in fetu” (FIF) is defined as the abnormal monozygotic twin inside the body of its “host twin.” Intracranial FIFs are extremely rare. A male premature newborn was admitted to the hospital due to a large intracranial tumor diagnosed in the 31st week of gestation. The child died before surgical treatment because of failure of the respiratory system due to fetal respiratory distress syndrome. During general autopsy, a large intracranial tumor with four relatively well-developed limbs was… CONTINUE READING
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