Deepak, who was born with a parasitic twin
, has four hands and four feet with the lower half of the conjoined twin dangling from his abdomen.
He is carrying a parasitic twin
on his abdomen, unlike Lakshmi's extra limbs which were fused at the hips.
A team of Chinese surgeons has successfully operated on a two-year-old boy, who was 'pregnant' with his parasitic twin
Doctors found the parasitic twin
took up as much as two-thirds of Feng's stomach and would have killed him if left untreated.
Such twins have been separated in surgery but parasitic twins
are even rarer.
are a type of conjoined twins that occur when one twin stops developing inside the womb and becomes semi-absorbed into the other, (http://AaAaAeAccents https://embryo.
5%), omphalopagus (10%), parasitic twins
(10%) and craniopagus (6%).