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Synonyms: Craniofacial duplication | Diprosopia

Diprosopus is a rare life-threatening developmental defect during embryogenesis and a subtype of conjoined twins characterized by partial or complete duplication of the facial structures on a single head neck trunk and body. It may be associated with congenital anomalies involving the cardiovascular gastrointestinal respiratory and central nervous systems. Cleft lip and palate have been reported in rare cases.

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