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Pygopagus

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Review
2017
Review
2017
Conjoined twins are suggested to result from aberrant embryogenesis. The two main theories proposed to explain the phenomena are… 
2014
2014
PurposeConjoined twins are a rare complication of 9 monozygotic twins and are associated with high perinatal mortality. Pygopagus… 
Review
2012
Review
2012
Conjoined twins are known to occur at a rate of approximately 1 in 25,000–250,000 live deliveries, with females predominating by… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • K. Chalam
  • Indian journal of anaesthesia
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 13195042
Summary Anaesthesia for conjoined twins, either for separation surgery, or for MRI or other evaluation procedures is an enormous… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
BackgroundNeurosurgeons are familiar with the challenges presented by craniopagus twins, but other types of conjoined twins may… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Introduction.Pygopagus conjoined twins are joined at the rump and have union of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems as… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Conjoined twins occur in approximately one in 50,000 or so births, and most do not survive. The authors report herein their… 
1966
1966
  • J. M. Gupta
  • British medical journal
  • 1966
  • Corpus ID: 12028355
mild congestive phenomena. In such cases it appears justifiable to rely upon physiotherapeutic measures while in bed, and early… 
1948
1948
Pygopagy, the state of twins being conjoined at the sacrum, has been reported in human beings on an average of three times a… 
1944
1944
The S. twins were admitted to Children's Hospital, State University of Iowa, Iowa City, on Aug. 14, 1942, at the age of 3 weeks…