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J Pediatr Surg. 1992 Dec;27(12):1493-5.

Fetus in fetu or giant epignathus protruding from the mouth.

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  • 1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Turkey.


A huge and extremely organoid mass, protruding from the mouth of a newborn and causing respiratory embarrassment, was resected. It was difficult to make a clear distinction whether this mass was fetus in fetu or a highly organoid epignathus dealing with the findings obtained from its gross and histological examination of the mass.

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