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Dichorionic Diamniotic Twins
Anne M. Kennedy, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Top Differential Diagnoses

      • Clinical Issues

        • Diagnostic Checklist

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Dichorionic (DC) diamniotic twins
          • Definitions

            • 2 fetuses in separate chorionic sacs
              • 2 amniotic sacs
              • 2 yolk sacs

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Ultrasonographic Findings

              • Imaging Recommendations

                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                  PATHOLOGY

                  • General Features

                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                    • Presentation

                      • Demographics

                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                          • Treatment

                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                              Selected References

                              1. Committee Opinion No. 640: Cell-free DNA screening for fetal aneuploidy. Obstet Gynecol. 126(3):e31-7, 2015
                              2. Carter EB et al: The impact of chorionicity on maternal pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 213(3):390.e1-7, 2015
                              3. Henry A et al: Pregnancy outcomes before and after institution of a specialised twins clinic: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 15:217, 2015
                              4. Rosner JY et al: Abnormal biochemical analytes used for aneuploidy screening and adverse pregnancy outcomes in twin gestations. Am J Perinatol. 32(14):1331-5, 2015
                              5. van de Mheen L et al: Pregnancy outcome after fetal reduction in women with a dichorionic twin pregnancy. Hum Reprod. 30(8):1807-12, 2015
                              6. Blumenfeld YJ et al: Accuracy of sonographic chorionicity classification in twin gestations. J Ultrasound Med. 33(12):2187-92, 2014
                              7. Egic AS et al: Degree and rate of growth discordance in dichorionic twins conceived by in vitro fertilization. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2014:543728, 2014
                              8. Ratha C et al: An analysis of pregnancy outcome in dichorionic and monochorionic twins given special antenatal and intranatal care: a four-year survey. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 64(4):255-9, 2014
                              9. National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK): 2011
                              10. Bornstein E et al: Prematurity in twin pregnancies. Minerva Ginecol. 61(2):113-26, 2009
                              11. Campbell KH et al: Congenital heart defects in twin gestations. Minerva Ginecol. 61(3):239-44, 2009
                              12. Sfakianaki AK et al: Ultrasound in the evaluation of twin pregnancy. Minerva Ginecol. 61(2):127-39, 2009
                              13. Cleary-Goldman J et al: Growth abnormalities and multiple gestations. Semin Perinatol. 32(3):206-12, 2008
                              14. Ohm Kyvik K et al: Data collection on multiple births -- establishing twin registers and determining zygosity. Early Hum Dev. 82(6):357-63, 2006
                              15. Graham GM 3rd et al: Diagnosis and management of obstetrical complications unique to multiple gestations. Semin Perinatol. 29(5):282-95, 2005
                              16. Platt LD: First-trimester risk assessment: twin gestations. Semin Perinatol. 29(4):258-62, 2005
                              17. Rao A et al: Obstetric complications of twin pregnancies. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 18(4):557-76, 2004
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Imaging

                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                  • Clinical Issues

                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                      • Abbreviations

                                        • Dichorionic (DC) diamniotic twins
                                      • Definitions

                                        • 2 fetuses in separate chorionic sacs
                                          • 2 amniotic sacs
                                          • 2 yolk sacs

                                      IMAGING

                                      • General Features

                                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                              PATHOLOGY

                                              • General Features

                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                • Presentation

                                                  • Demographics

                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                      • Treatment

                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Committee Opinion No. 640: Cell-free DNA screening for fetal aneuploidy. Obstet Gynecol. 126(3):e31-7, 2015
                                                          2. Carter EB et al: The impact of chorionicity on maternal pregnancy outcomes. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 213(3):390.e1-7, 2015
                                                          3. Henry A et al: Pregnancy outcomes before and after institution of a specialised twins clinic: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 15:217, 2015
                                                          4. Rosner JY et al: Abnormal biochemical analytes used for aneuploidy screening and adverse pregnancy outcomes in twin gestations. Am J Perinatol. 32(14):1331-5, 2015
                                                          5. van de Mheen L et al: Pregnancy outcome after fetal reduction in women with a dichorionic twin pregnancy. Hum Reprod. 30(8):1807-12, 2015
                                                          6. Blumenfeld YJ et al: Accuracy of sonographic chorionicity classification in twin gestations. J Ultrasound Med. 33(12):2187-92, 2014
                                                          7. Egic AS et al: Degree and rate of growth discordance in dichorionic twins conceived by in vitro fertilization. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2014:543728, 2014
                                                          8. Ratha C et al: An analysis of pregnancy outcome in dichorionic and monochorionic twins given special antenatal and intranatal care: a four-year survey. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 64(4):255-9, 2014
                                                          9. National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health (UK): 2011
                                                          10. Bornstein E et al: Prematurity in twin pregnancies. Minerva Ginecol. 61(2):113-26, 2009
                                                          11. Campbell KH et al: Congenital heart defects in twin gestations. Minerva Ginecol. 61(3):239-44, 2009
                                                          12. Sfakianaki AK et al: Ultrasound in the evaluation of twin pregnancy. Minerva Ginecol. 61(2):127-39, 2009
                                                          13. Cleary-Goldman J et al: Growth abnormalities and multiple gestations. Semin Perinatol. 32(3):206-12, 2008
                                                          14. Ohm Kyvik K et al: Data collection on multiple births -- establishing twin registers and determining zygosity. Early Hum Dev. 82(6):357-63, 2006
                                                          15. Graham GM 3rd et al: Diagnosis and management of obstetrical complications unique to multiple gestations. Semin Perinatol. 29(5):282-95, 2005
                                                          16. Platt LD: First-trimester risk assessment: twin gestations. Semin Perinatol. 29(4):258-62, 2005
                                                          17. Rao A et al: Obstetric complications of twin pregnancies. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 18(4):557-76, 2004