Twin from Nine-year-old Girl's Stomach Removed

by Medindia Content Team on  May 16, 2008 at 2:35 PM General Health News
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The foetus of an undeveloped twin from the stomach of a nine-year-old Greek girl was removed on Thursday by Greek surgeons.

In a rare medical case, the girl had grown up with the six-centimetre (two-inch) foetus inside her undetected until recently.
 Twin from Nine-year-old Girl's Stomach Removed
Twin from Nine-year-old Girl's Stomach Removed

Doctors at the hospital at Larissa said the girl had recovered with no problems from the operation to remove what is known as a "parasite foetus".

Source: AFP
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