DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20214850

Rare case series: iniencephaly, conjoined twins and anencephaly

Brindha Devi Jaganathan, Balachandran G.

Abstract


A discovery is said to be an accident meeting a prepared mind. This quote is true when we happen to see certain rare cases which we could not diagnose unless we are aware. The aim of this presentation is to bring attention of cases like Iniencephaly, conjoined twins, Anencephaly to our medical fraternity and the need to focus still more on health need of the women in reproductive age group in particular. This is also to highlight the benefits of periconceptional Folic acid supplementation and need for intense antenatal surveillance programmes and proper genetic counselling to affected parents.


Keywords


Iniencephaly, Anencephaly, Neural tube defects, Conjoined twins, Siamese twins, Folic acid supplementation

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