Girl born with four legs is separated from parasitic twin in Chicago surgery

Girl born with four legs is separated from parasitic twin in Chicago surgeryBy Jane Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A baby girl from the Ivory Coast born with four legs and two spines has been successfully separated from a parasitic twin in a rare and complex surgery at a Chicago hospital. Ten-month-old Dominique underwent a six-hour procedure involving five surgeons at the Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, on March 8. Dominique was born with a parasitic twin.



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