Published: 2015-04-05

Fetus in fetu double trouble: a rare case

Smitha K, Nirmala Shivalingaiah, Harsha Biliangady


Fetus in fetu is a rare condition with incidence of 1 in 500,000 deliveries. Since the condition was first described by Meckel in the late18th century, approximately less than 100 cases have been reported in the literature. We present the findings in a case of FIF that was diagnosed prenatally and we discuss the differential diagnosis between a FIF and a highly differentiated teratoma.

Keywords: Fetus in fetu, Teratoma, Ultrasound

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