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Cord entanglement in monoamniotic twins
  1. Lloyd Tooke1,
  2. Clarissa Pieper1,
  3. Erwin Gaertner2
  1. 1Neonatal Department, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  2. 2Cape Town Mediclinic, Cape Town, South Africa
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lloyd Tooke, Neonatal Department, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; lloyd.tooke{at}uct.ac.za

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Identical twin girls were delivered by emergency caesarean birth at 32 weeks with birth weights of 1890 and 1970 g. They were known to be monoamniotic (sharing the same amniotic sac). Monoamniotic twins are extremely rare, occurring in only 1% of monochorionic twins (identical twins who share the same placenta). …

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