A child born with eight fetuses in the womb

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In case thatWorld premiere – a surgical team removes a baby’s eight fetuses

Instead of a tumor, as they feared, doctors discovered eight fetuses in the belly of a 21-day-old girl. Like probably never before. The team managed to remove them.

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Although dealing with an unusual case, doctors at Rani Children Hospital & Research Center in Ranchi can report success.

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You successfully operated on a little girl who was born with the so-called fetus-in-fetu syndrome.

You successfully operated on a little girl who was born with the so-called fetus-in-fetu syndrome.

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The girl was born with eight fetuses in her womb.  Fetus-in-fetu syndrome is a very rare developmental disorder that can occur in multiple pregnancies.

The girl was born with eight fetuses in her womb. Fetus-in-fetu syndrome is a very rare developmental disorder that can occur in multiple pregnancies.

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In the Indian city of Ramgarh Cantonment, doctors were dealing with a very strange medical case: a 21-day-old baby whose stomach was unusually bulging. They initially thought it was a tumor because of the swelling. But the CT scan revealed a completely different reason: the little patient was carrying eight fetuses in her belly.

The girl was also diagnosed with fetus-in-fetu syndrome (FIF). Incorporation of the fetus she called. This is a very rare developmental disorder that can occur in multiple pregnancies (see box). they are all over the world fewer than 200 such cases are known. The fact that eight fetuses have to be removed from a person is a first for a pediatric patient, according to an Indian medical team.

A similar case in Israel

After an extraordinary start to life, the baby in India should now be much calmer: His doctors removed eight fetuses in an operation that lasted about an hour and a half (see picture). The girl is recovering well and in good shape, among other things This is reported by Indiatoday.com.

Just last year, a baby girl was born with a dead fetus in Israel. Unlike the little Indian woman, who was diagnosed only after giving birth, doctors were able to prepare for this: they recognized the fetus at a late stage of pregnancy, and the removal of the “twin” was planned immediately after birth. It was the first time the diagnosis was made prenatally.

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