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Acardiac Fetus

    "An acardiac fetus has a primary lethal abnormality, perhaps cardiac; if the fetus were a singleton, fetal death would ensue, but the chromosomally normal pump twin supports the acardiac fetus."

    Potter's Pathology of the Fetus and Infant
    Edited by Enid Gilbert-Barnes
    Mosby 1996

from the Gross Specimens collection, courtesy of AUBMC, Department of Pathology

Photography by Børre Ludvigsen, July 1997

Created by the Digital Documentation Center at AUB in collaboration with Al Mashriq of Høgskolen i Østfold, Norway.

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