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emt-monster:


Dead twin
Fetus papyraceus (or vanishing twin) is a fenomenon where a fetus in a twin pregnancy and gets flattened against the wall of the placenta. If large enough it can be visible on ultrasound or at delivery.
In this case it contained visitble ribs (black arrow), an eye (black arrowhead), a foot (white arrow), and developed umbilical cord (white arrowhead). A radiograph of this fetus (Panel B) showed nearly complete skeletal development.
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Call me twisted…but this stuff facinates me.

emt-monster:

Dead twin

Fetus papyraceus (or vanishing twin) is a fenomenon where a fetus in a twin pregnancy and gets flattened against the wall of the placenta. If large enough it can be visible on ultrasound or at delivery.

In this case it contained visitble ribs (black arrow), an eye (black arrowhead), a foot (white arrow), and developed umbilical cord (white arrowhead). A radiograph of this fetus (Panel B) showed nearly complete skeletal development.

(source)

Other examples: 

Call me twisted…but this stuff facinates me.