Surgeons successfully remove parasitic rachipagus twin


A team of more than 50 clinicians at Advocate Children’s Hospital, Chicago, USA, have successfully separated a 10-month old patient from a parasitic rachipagus twin joined at the back of her neck. A few days following surgery, the hospital reports that the patient - known as Baby Dominique - is thriving.

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