BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-009566

A newborn internal and external malformations

  1. Rosalina Barroso2
  1. 1HFF, Lisbon, Portugal
  2. 2Department of Paediatrics, Hospital Prof. Doutor Fernando Fonseca EPE, Lisbon, Portugal
  3. 3Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Santa Maria-Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Lisbon, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to Dr Maria Inês Mascarenhas, ines.mascarenhas{at}


We presented a case of a female newborn (NB), the fifth daughter of healthy non-consanguineous parents. It was an uneventful biamniotic bicorionic pregnancy except for a prenatal diagnosis of a right clubfoot of the first twin at the 16th week of gestation. A caesarean section was performed at 36-week gestation: the first twin was found to be involved by amniotic adhesions and the skin overlying the right knee was attached to the uterine wall. She also …

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