Fetus in Fetus in the Sacral Sac: Report of Surgical Management Case

Berdi Taneh, Halim and Chehrehgosha, Maryam and Kochaki, Ghorban Mohammad and Kalantari, Soheila and Naleini, Seyyed Nima (2018) Fetus in Fetus in the Sacral Sac: Report of Surgical Management Case. International Journal of Pediatrics, 6 (1). pp. 6963-6969.

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Background: Fetus-In-Fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital malformation, which consists of a fetus mixed with a distinct tissue that is from the other fetus of twin. FIF is defined as a mass containing a vertebral axis often associated with other organs or limbs around this central axis.Case report: The patient was a two day old girl infant who due to a mass in a sacrum area measuring 8.5 x 12.5 cm with soft consistency containing a normal skin color fluid with blood streaks and hemorrhagic and bruise colored patches since birt, was admitted at the Taleghani children's Pediatric Center of Gorgan. The results of the mother's ultrasound in the fourth month of pregnancy had identified the cyst for the fetus. In the primary results of imaging, the first the diagnosis was type 2 sacrocoxigeal teratoma. However, results of post-birth graphy confirmed the presence of fetal bone structure in the infants's sacrum, so FIF was diagnosed for the infant.Conclusion: In the present study, FIF has been seen in sacrum, which is a very rare case in FIF.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2018 13:56
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2018 13:56
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9109

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