Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  1999 Jun;42(6):1361-1364.

One Case of Monoamniotic Twin with Entanglement of Umbilical Cord and a Single Fetal Death in Uterus - One Case Report -

Abstract

Monoamniotic twin pregnancies are relatively rare, occurring in 1 to 3 percentage. They are of particular concern to the obstetrician because the associated perinatal mortality is high.B Major cause of fetal death are umbilical cord entanglement, congenital abnormalities, and twin-twin transfusion syndrom, preterm delivery. A case of single fetal death in a monoamniotic twin with the entanglement of umbilical cord is reported with a brief review of the literatures.

Keyword

A monoamniotic twin; Umbilical cord entanglement; Perinatal mortality

MeSH Terms

Congenital Abnormalities
Fetal Death*
Humans
Perinatal Mortality
Pregnancy, Twin
Umbilical Cord*
Uterus*
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