Aurangabad: In a rare case, a woman Tasleen Masuldar had given birth to ‘Siamese twins’ at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Latur district of Maharashtra.
The doctor Bhaurao Yadav, who performed a Cesarean reported to PTI, “The two children have two hands, two legs, separate heads each but they posses a common liver and heart.”
According to the Doctor, Conjoined twins are an extremely rare phenomenon — one in ten lakh and more than half are still- born. The twins shared a common heart, which was unable to pump blood into both the bodies
After the birth of infants, they were immediately rushed to the civic-run Sion Hospital for advanced paediatric surgery. However, they died on their way.
Explaining the case of Conjoined babies, Dr Paras Kothari told Hindu, “The case was referred to us as we have operated on babies with a similar condition in the past,” said Dr Paras Kothari, head of pediatric surgery, Sion Hospital.