| CASE REPORT
|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 488-490
Is fetus in fetu a reason for vascular anatomy changes in the host?
Vaishnavi Valayapathi, Vivek Shanmugam, N Karpaga Vinayagam, R Senthilnathan, Velmurugan Rajendran
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Fetus in fetu (FIF) is a rare congenital anomaly. Anomalies of inferior vena cava (IVC) in the host are rare and not reported in the literature. In this case report, the surgical management and the findings of a rare vascular anomaly of IVC in a 10-month-old male child with FIF are discussed. This case highlights the importance of antenatal ultrasonogram in the detection of FIF and to diligently look for structural anomalies of IVC in the host in such cases.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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