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Ventro-ventral Thoracopagus

    "Conjoined twins are particularly important because they may be diagnosed prenatally, may be surgically separable, and can contribute to the understanding of normal and abnormal embryogenesis."

    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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