Conjoint twin

 

These are separate twins which came to be joined together during their development. The are also called siamese twins. They can be held together in various locations as follows

  • Thoracopagus (joined in the thorax)

  • Cranipagus or cephalopagus (joined in the head region

  • Ischiopagus (joined at ischium)

     
     
     

 

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