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 NEUROIMAGING
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 113-116

Role of biplane digital subtraction angiography, and 3D rotational angiography in craniopagus twins: A case report, detailed pictorial evaluation, and review of literature


Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai - 600 116, India

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Lakshmi Sudha
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai - 600 116
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.57330

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Cranially conjoined twins (craniopagus) are regarded as one of the rarest human malformations. Craniopagus represents 2 to 6% of conjoined twins and is the rarest type of disorder. A conventional angiogram with three dimensions is needed to confirm the exact extent of sharing of the arterial / venous tree. 3D angiography was first proposed by CORNELIUS and advanced into clinical practice by VOIGT in 1975. We present a case of craniopagus vertical type II twins, evaluated for cerebral circulation.






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