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M. J., Swede, blonde, age 26; domestic; primipara; entered the Chicago Hospital for Women and Children, March 18, 1893. Last menstrual period July 7, 1892. Patient was delivered May 4, 1893,301 days from the beginning of last menstruation.
On entering the clinic the patient was pale and passing albuminous urine with low specific gravity, in excess of the normal quantity in the twenty-four hours. Under treatment the albumin disappeared, to again return for two weeks preceding labor. The patient complained of the weight of the tumor and of pain along the line of Poupart's ligaments.
—Inspection found the abdominal tumor very large and prominent, abdominal muscles tense and the skin greatly stretched; size of pelvis normal.Palpation discovered two heads in fundal zone of the uterus and to right of median line. The head of the posterior fetus lay deeply in relation to the anterior uterine wall. Back
ROOT EH. REPORT OF A CASE OF COMPOSITE MONSTER—MONOMPHALIC ISCHIOPAGUS. JAMA. 1896;XXVII(24):1238–1240. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02431020020001j
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