Twin presentation of perianal abscess
- 1Department of Paediatric Surgery, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK
- 2Department of Paediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
- Correspondence to E W Macharia,
We present the case of monochronic dizygotic twins with perianal abscesses coincident in chronology and morphology. This image typifies the features of infant perianal disease that suggest a congenital aetiology.
Twin 1 (weight 3.67 kg) and Twin 2 (weight 3.91 kg) were admitted to a tertiary paediatric surgical unit on the 34th day of life following a …