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Placenta

Placental findings in specific newborn/fetal or maternal conditions

Twins and acardia


Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 November 2011, last major update November 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Malformed acardiac twin that is perfused by a normal twin
● Usually has a single umbilical artery
● Seen in 1% of monozygotic twin gestations

Case reports
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● Acardiac twinning in dichorionic twin placentas (Hum Pathol 1998;29:1028)

Gross images
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Twin placenta

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