Doctors in Bauchi successfully remove parasitic twin from his brother

Doctors in Bauchi successfully remove parasitic twin from his brother

- A baby boy who was born with a parasitic twin has successfully received surgery

- The newborn was separated from his parasitic twin who did not completely form in the womb

- It was gathered that the baby was born with four legs, two of his and two from his parasitic twin

A parasitic twin has been successfully removed from his brother in Bauchi state. The successful surgery was performed at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa university Teaching hospital in the state.

The newborn baby named, Abubakar Sani, had been born two months ago in Azare Katagum local government area. It was gathered that the baby who was born through natural delivery had been born with four legs.

According to reports, the baby's twin brother had stopped developing during gestation period and was still physically attached to his fully developed brother when they were delivered.

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Parasitic twin removed from his brother in Bauchi Instagram source: skilo9ja Tales N Gist
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A team of medical practitioners led by consultant pediatric surgeon Kefas J. Bwala had successfully carried out a three and half hour surgery to remove the parasitic twin.

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The surgery had taken place on Wednesday, February 20. It was said that the baby is expected to recover within a period of ten days.

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Legit.ng gathered that the story of the boy's birth was first shared on Facebook by Adamu Ali Shaba Tangel.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a Nigerian soldier identified as, Victor Beryol, welcomed a set of twins with his wife after 12 years of waiting. The couple who have been trusting God for a miracle celebrated the bundles of joy with family and friends.

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