An extremely rare condition: Baby girl born “pregnant,” with twin fetuses in her abdomen

February 10, 2015 12:46 AM

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An extremely rare condition: Baby girl born “pregnant,” with twin fetuses in her abdomen

According to a report in the latest issue of the Hong Kong Medical Journal, the girl was born in Queen Elizabeth Hospital in November 2010.

The fetuses were believed to be of eight to 10 weeks of gestation. Both had four limbs, a spine, rib cage, intestines and an anus. The “babies” were fertilized eggs that ended up being absorbed into her body as she developed.

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