Separation of craniopagus joined at the occiput. Case report.

  title={Separation of craniopagus joined at the occiput. Case report.},
  author={Scott Campbell and Richard J Theile and Gordon F. Stuart and Eddie Cheng and Stephen Sinnott and Gary Pritchard and Alan F. Isles},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={97 4},
Siamese or conjoined twins have intrigued both the physician and layperson for centuries. The craniopagus type (joined at the head) is exceedingly rare, with an incidence of one in 2.5 million births. Most clinicians never see a case of craniopagus, and those who do rarely see more than one. The authors present a case of the craniopagus type of conjoined twins born and recently separated in Brisbane, Australia. The prenatal diagnosis, subsequent investigations, separation, and outcome are… CONTINUE READING