• separation surgery
  • On Tuesday, Emily and Caitlin Copeland, who were born conjoined at the liver, are celebrating their 18th birthday by enjoying the success of a separation surgery that has allowed them to lead normal lives and graduate as co-valedictorians from Lutheran High North in Houston. (aol.com)
  • twin
  • In the case of nonsymmetric conjoined twins, one is fairly well developed, but the other is severely underdeveloped, often tiny, and dependent on the larger twin for nutrition. (britannica.com)
  • Surgeons in Northern California began a nine-hour operation on Tuesday to separate a pair of twin 2-year-old girls conjoined at the chest and abdomen. (ibtimes.com)
  • An apparent set of conjoined twin birds - an incredibly rare find - has been discovered in Arkansas, authorities said. (redorbit.com)
  • At first these are just unbearable silences that force the viewer to appreciate the absurdity of the situation (Are we really to believe a conjoined twin would offer to move in with a man and not tell him that she was physically attached to a sister? (houstonpress.com)
  • Minor Topics recommends you only consult a doctor for your conjoined twin separating needs. (imperfectparent.com)
  • In the episode, South Park Elementary's dodgeball team travels to China to compete for the dodgeball championship, while the town of South Park pays tribute to the school nurse, who is living with conjoined twin myslexia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kyle is sent to Nurse Gollum, only to discover that she has a dead fetus attached to her head, due to a condition called conjoined twin myslexia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sheila, in order to remedy the unawareness apparent in people of conjoined twin myslexia, decides to help the woman, and winds up causing a "Conjoined Twin Myslexia Week" declared in South Park for its sole sufferer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The origin of exactly what goes wrong to produce ischiopagus or any conjoined twin is a result by either incomplete fission or double overlapping inducing centers on the same germ disc. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgically
  • The family of 16-year-old conjoined twins in Bihar will take the final decision on surgically separating them after the girls are examined at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. (mid-day.com)
  • Anias
  • CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been following the story of conjoined twins Jadon and Anias and had a chance to catch-up with their parents. (cnn.com)
  • Anias, left, and Jadon McDonald were born conjoined at the head, something only seen in 1 out of every 2.5 million live births. (cnn.com)
  • California
  • The sisters, who were born in the Philippines and now live in San Jose, California, can count to 10 and love stories and music, according to the hospital, which said that lead surgeon Dr. Gary Hartman has separated six sets of conjoined twins over his career. (ibtimes.com)
  • story
  • Edward Hasted, the local historian of Kent, has dismissed the story of the Biddenden Maids as a folk myth, claiming that the image on the cake had originally represented two poor women and that the story of the conjoined twins was "a vulgar tradition" invented to account for it, while influential historian Robert Chambers accepted that the legend could be true but believed it unlikely. (wikipedia.org)
  • head
  • Reaching that first double-digit age of 10 is a milestone for any kid, but for these Guatemalan twins born conjoined at the head, it's cause for joyous celebration, since they've repeatedly defied the odds against survival at all. (foxnews.com)
  • Reaching that first double-digit age of 10 is a milestone for any kid, but for these Guatemalan twins born conjoined at the head, it is a sign for celebration as they've repeatedly defied the odds against survival. (foxnews.com)
  • Born conjoined at the head - they weren't suppose to live this long. (foxnews.com)
  • pair
  • Mary and Eliza Chulkhurst (or Chalkhurst), commonly known as the Biddenden Maids, were a pair of conjoined twins supposedly born in Biddenden, Kent, England, in the year 1100. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pair were said to be conjoined at both the shoulder and the hip. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tatajia Husband and Wife trees are in Taiwan and in Yakushima, Kagoshima-ken, Japan, are a pair of Husband and Wife trees formed from conjoined cedars. (wikipedia.org)
  • girls
  • There were also risks of complications, such as brain damage, but the girls also risk early death if they remain conjoined. (wikipedia.org)
  • Image
  • Since at least 1775, the dole has included Biddenden cakes, hard biscuits imprinted with an image of two conjoined women. (wikipedia.org)
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  • I won't go into deep detail of the history of Pandora's Box since that can be easily found by google, but I want to especially point out a weak-link tie between the example of conjoined twins like Abigail & Brittany Hensel and possibility that maybe twins share the same body in different realities. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • They were the first set of conjoined twins to be separated to share a kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • However, if they were left conjoined, then Gracie's health-which was already rapidly deteriorating-was predicted to fail before they were six months old. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • More than 70% of the human conjoined genes are found to be conserved across other vertebrate genomes with higher order vertebrates showing more conservation, including the closest human ancestor, chimpanzee. (wikipedia.org)