'Twin fetuses' found inside Hong Kong baby

February 10, 2015 9:14 AM

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'Twin fetuses' found inside Hong Kong baby

A team of Hong Kong doctors has described an extremely rare medical occurrence -- what appeared to be a pair of fetuses inside the body of a newborn baby girl.

They were both joined to a placenta-like mass by umbilical cords. Each one had four limbs, skin, a rib cage, intestines and primitive brain tissue, according to a study published this month in the Hong Kong Medical Journal.

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