Docs remove twin foetus from boy

Agence France Presse

Dhaka, June 26:

Doctors in Bangladesh removed a dead foetus weighing several kilograms from a teenage boy in a rare case of a so-called inclusion twin in his abdomen, a surgeon said.

The 16-year-old patient was admitted to hospital yesterday after complaints of severe stomach pains. During an operation, the medical team removed the dead foetus of his twin brother that the teen had carried in his abdomen since birth, MA Mazid, the head of the surgery department at Bangabandhu Medical University hospital, said. The condition appeared to be a “foetus in foeto” or inclusion twin.