2001-05-30-22 Twin-reversed arterial perfusion syndrome, with rudimentary heart © Sanchez
Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
This is a set of twins with a Twin-reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) syndrome. The "acardiac" twin in this unusual case has a a rudimentary heart, anencephaly, a large midline cleft-lip. ambiguous genitalia and an imperforated anus. The pump twin survived only 72 hours.
The TRAP fetus with the anasarca, large pleural effusions, cysts and ascites: