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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 9, Issue 1, November 2013 pp 142-143

Case Report

Conservative Management of Dizygotic Twin Pregnancy with Intra-Uterine Demise of One Foetus: A Case Report


Shikha Shah1, R. P. Patange2, Dileep Javadekar3

1Sr. resident, 2Professor and Head, 3Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



We are presenting a case of dizygotic twin pregnancy with intra uterine demise of one foetus at 30 weeks of gestation. After evaluation and administration of steroids, conservative management was done with bi-weekly NST, PT INR weekly and an ultrasound 2 weekly. The pregnancy was continued upto 34 weeks. The result was a healthy, mature baby of 2kg birth weight. We recommend conservative management in all cases of dizygotic twin pregnancies with intrauterine demise of one foetus.