Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2010;29(1): 41-44.
Acardiac Twin Presented as a Lower Extremity: Case Report with Serial Prenatal Ultrasonography.
Boem Ha Yi, Seong Jin Park, Hae Kyung Lee, Hyeon Sook Hong, Kwon Hae Lee, Tae Hee Kim
1Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Korea.
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Korea.
  Published online: March 1, 2010.
An acardiac twin is one of the very rare anomalies that occurs in monochorionic twins and the incidence of this is about one out of 35,000 births. We present the serial prenatal ultrasound findings, along with the postnatal histologic correlation, of an acardiac twin that manifested as a single lower extremity.
Keywords: Fetus; Acardiac twin; Ultrasound (US)
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