Published: 2016-12-16

A rare case report of cord entanglement in a post-dated monochorionic monoamniotic twins

Kasturi Donimath, Harsha B., Rashmi Shalgar


Monochorionic Monoamniotic (MCMA) twin gestations have been associated perinatal mortality rates as high as 28 to 47%. Umbilical cord entanglements and knots, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, congenital anomalies, prematurity and intertwin locking during labour is responsible for their high perinatal morbidity and mortality. We report here a case of Cord entanglement in a post-dated MCMA twin pregnancy without any complications.


Monochorionic, Monoamniotic, Cord entanglements

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