TRAP (Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion) sequence
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TRAP (Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion) sequence is a rare malformation that occurs in monozygotic twin pregnancies. Twin weight ratio in our case was 76% (body weight of pump twin was 1800 g, acardiac twin 1370 g), but in spite of that the pump twin had a mild clinical picture with premature birth, fetal hydrops (mild pleural effusion; hypoproteinemia; on the 3rd day of life the baby was without edema and the level of his serum proteins were in referral ranges) and mild myocardial hypertrophy of left ventricle (echocardiography performed on the 28th day of life was normal).
KeywordsAcardiac twin Pump twin Hydrops fetalis
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