Monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy - entangled cords

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Selected image demonstrating placental cord insertion and cord entanglement in a monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy. The remainder of the scan performed at 17 weeks gestation, was unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Umbilical cord entanglement is seen in most monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancies and is useful in the confirmation of monoamnionicity.

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Case information

rID: 68977
Published: 22nd Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Monash Health

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