Ultrasound prenatal diagnosis of fetus in fetu

P. Mills, P. W. Bornick, W. J. Morales, M. Allen, E. Gilbert-Barness, P. K. Johnson, R. Quintero

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A case of fetus in fetu was diagnosed prenatally using ultrasound. The differential diagnosis between a fetus in fetu and a highly differentiated teratoma is discussed. The importance of prenatal diagnosis of fetus in fetu and the effect on subsequent management are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-71
Number of pages3
JournalUltrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2001


  • Aberrant fetus
  • Fetus in fetu
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Teratoma
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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    Mills, P., Bornick, P. W., Morales, W. J., Allen, M., Gilbert-Barness, E., Johnson, P. K., & Quintero, R. (2001). Ultrasound prenatal diagnosis of fetus in fetu. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 18(1), 69-71. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1469-0705.2001.00469.x