Parasitic twin with teeth and hair found in teen's body

Parasitic twin with teeth and hair found in teen's body

A malformed twin with teeth and 2 meter long hair was discovered by doctors of Swaroop Narayan Hospital in Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Narendra Kumar had suffered from chronic stomach pains, vomiting and permanent weight loss since childhood until one day...

Parasitic Twin With Teeth And Hair Found In Teen's Body

Narendra Kumar, 18, had suffered from chronic stomach problems and had no idea why

The 18-year-old was rushed to hospital with acute pain in abdomen and after thorough medical investigation was diagnosed with a rare condition called foetus in fetu.

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It means Narendra was born with a malformed twin brother inside his body, who had been feeding off him all his life.

Parasitic Twin With Teeth And Hair Found In Teen's Body

X-rays revealed the growth, circled right, was what had been causing his bouts of sickness and weight loss

The parasite formed an umbilical cord-like structure and managed to grow up to 20kg and even developed teeth and 2m long hair.

Dr Rajeev Singh, who performed a surgery to remove the unusual growth, later commented on the incident:

Parasitic Twin With Teeth And Hair Found In Teen's Body

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Parasitic twin with teeth and hair found in teen's body

A parasitic twin is the result of the processes that also produce vanishing twins and conjoined twins, and may represent a continuum between the two.

The undeveloped twin is defined as parasitic because it is incompletely formed or wholly dependent on the body functions of the complete fetus.

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