Case Report

Mermaid baby

N Khan, F Ismail, I van de Werke, H Gongxeka
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 14, No 3 | a473 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v14i3.473 | © 2010 N Khan, F Ismail, I van de Werke, H Gongxeka | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2010 | Published: 30 August 2010

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N Khan, Kalafong Hospital, University of Pretoria
F Ismail, Kalafong Hospital, University of Pretoria
I van de Werke,
H Gongxeka,

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Abstract

We were recently intrigued by a baby born at Kalafong Hospital with fused lower extremities resembling a mermaid, which caused us to search for the background and origin of this entity called sirenomelia.

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mermaid, siren, sirnomelia

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