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MEXICO/
RTX1362J
September 03, 2013
Conjoined twins Elsa Guadalupe (L) and Maria Guadalupe Sanchez attend a party for their fourth birthday...
Santa Catarina, Mexico
A pair of conjoined twins attend a party for their fourth birthday celebrations in Santa Catarina
Conjoined twins Elsa Guadalupe (L) and Maria Guadalupe Sanchez attend a party for their fourth birthday celebrations in Santa Catarina, on the outskirts of Monterrey September 2, 2013. The party was organized by Mexico's National System for Integral Family Development (DIF) and the local municipality in support of the twins' family, according to local media. Picture taken September 2, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTX1361O
September 03, 2013
Conjoined twins Elsa Guadalupe (L) and Maria Guadalupe Sanchez attend a party for their fourth birthday...
Santa Catarina, Mexico
A pair of conjoined twins attend a party for their fourth birthday celebrations in Santa Catarina
Conjoined twins Elsa Guadalupe (L) and Maria Guadalupe Sanchez attend a party for their fourth birthday celebrations in Santa Catarina, on the outskirts of Monterrey September 2, 2013. The party was organized by Mexico's National System for Integral Family Development (DIF) and the local municipality in support of the twins' family, according to local media. Picture taken September 2, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY)
MEXICO/
RTX12R13
August 19, 2013
Conjoined twins Maria and Elsa Guadalupe Sanchez (R) react during their first day of school at a kindergarten...
Santa Catarina, Mexico
Conjoined twins Maria and Elsa Guadalupe Sanchez react during their first day of school at a kindergarten...
Conjoined twins Maria and Elsa Guadalupe Sanchez (R) react during their first day of school at a kindergarten in Santa Catarina, on the outskirts of Monterrey August 19, 2013. The sisters, both three-year-old, are joined by their digestive systems, livers and pelvises, according to local media. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (MEXICO - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH EDUCATION)
MEXICO/
RTX12R0J
August 19, 2013
Three-year-old conjoined twins Maria and Elsa Guadalupe Sanchez (R) drink from their milk bottles at...
Santa Catarina, Mexico
Three-year-old conjoined twins Maria and Elsa Guadalupe Sanchez drink from their milk bottles at their...
Three-year-old conjoined twins Maria and Elsa Guadalupe Sanchez (R) drink from their milk bottles at their house before heading to the kindergarten for their first day of school in Santa Catarina, on the outskirts of Monterrey August 19, 2013. The sisters are joined by their digestive systems, livers and pelvises, according to local media. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril (MEXICO - Tags: EDUCATION FOOD HEALTH SOCIETY)
PERU/
RTX11K93
July 11, 2013
Father of twenty-one-day old Emily, Frank Espinoza, takes a picture of Emily inside of an incubator as...
Lima, Peru
Father of twenty-one-day old Emily, Frank, takes a picture of Emily inside of an incubator at San Bartolome...
Father of twenty-one-day old Emily, Frank Espinoza, takes a picture of Emily inside of an incubator as her mother Jenny Choque looks on, after Emily was born conjoined with a female twin at San Bartolome hospital in Lima July 11, 2013. According to the hospital, the twins were joined by the liver and were separated 3 days after their birth in an eight-hour surgery due to an extremely complicated congenital heart disease of Emily's sister, that put Emily on serious risk. Emily's sister, who is unnamed, died but Emily is currently in stable condition and with favorable prognosis, the hospital added. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: HEALTH)
PERU/
RTX11K8U
July 11, 2013
Twenty-one-day old Emily is seen inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin...
Lima, Peru
Twenty-one-day old Emily is seen inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin...
Twenty-one-day old Emily is seen inside of an incubator after being born conjoined with a female twin at San Bartolome hospital in Lima July 11, 2013. According to the hospital, the twins were joined by the liver and were separated 3 days after their birth in an eight-hour surgery due to an extremely complicated congenital heart disease of Emily's sister, that put Emily on serious risk. Emily's sister, who is unnamed, died but Emily is currently in stable condition and with favorable prognosis, the hospital added. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU - Tags: HEALTH)
MEXICO/
RTR2HXH6
September 05, 2010
Conjoined twins Maria (L) and Elsa Guadalupe are seen during their first birthday party celebration at...
Monterrey, Mexico
A pair of conjoined twins are seen during their first birthday party celebration in a working class neighbourhood...
Conjoined twins Maria (L) and Elsa Guadalupe are seen during their first birthday party celebration at a working class neighbourhood in Santa Catarina, on the outskirts of Monterrey September 4, 2010. The sisters, 1, who are joined by their digestive systems, livers and pelvises, will undergo an operation in a month that aims to separate them, according to local media. Their father Apolinar Sanchez said there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY ODDLY)
MEXICO/
RTR2HXH4
September 05, 2010
A performer holds conjoined twins Maria Guadalupe (L) and Elsa Guadalupe as they celebrate their first...
Monterrey, Mexico
A performer holds a pair of conjoined twins during their first birthday party in a working class neighbourhood...
A performer holds conjoined twins Maria Guadalupe (L) and Elsa Guadalupe as they celebrate their first birthday party in a working class neighbourhood in Santa Catarina, on the outskirts of Monterrey September 4, 2010. The sisters, who are joined by their digestive systems, livers and pelvises, will undergo an operation in a month that aims to separate them, according to local media. Their father Apolinar Sanchez said that there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo (MEXICO - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY ODDLY)
PANAMA/
RTXS92X
August 15, 2010
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth (R) are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez as...
CHILIBRE, Panama
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father in Panama City
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth (R) are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez as they attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
PANAMA/
RTXS92T
August 15, 2010
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (R) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their mother Sara Gil as they attend...
CHILIBRE, Panama
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their mother Sara Gil as they attend their...
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (R) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their mother Sara Gil as they attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
PANAMA/
RTXS92R
August 15, 2010
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (R) and Hannah Yanneth attend their first birthday party in Panama City...
CHILIBRE, Panama
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth attend their first birthday party in Panama City
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (R) and Hannah Yanneth attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
PANAMA/
RTXS92O
August 15, 2010
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (in pink) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez...
CHILIBRE, Panama
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (in pink) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father in Panama City
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (in pink) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez as they attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
PANAMA/
RTXS92K
August 15, 2010
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (L) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez as...
CHILIBRE, Panama
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father in Panama City
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (L) and Hannah Yanneth are carried by their father Alfredo Fernandez as they attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
PANAMA/
RTXS92E
August 15, 2010
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (L) and Hannah Yanneth attend their first birthday party in Panama City...
CHILIBRE, Panama
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth and Hannah Yanneth attend their first birthday party in Panama City
Siamese twins Hannah Yinneth (L) and Hannah Yanneth attend their first birthday party in Panama City August 14, 2010. The sisters, who are joined at the liver, will undergo an operation on August 23 that aims to separate them. Their mother, Sara Gil, 21, said although she hopes the twins' lives will be better when they are separated, there is a possibility that one or even both of them could lose their lives as a result of the operation. REUTERS/Alberto Lowe (PANAMA - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/
RTR2CWR5
April 16, 2010
Conjoined twins Teresa Maria and Maria Teresa, who are joined together at the stomach, rest at the Roberto...
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Conjoined twins Teresa Maria and Maria Teresa, who are joined together at the stomach, rest at the Roberto...
Conjoined twins Teresa Maria and Maria Teresa, who are joined together at the stomach, rest at the Roberto Reid Cabral hospital in Santo Domingo April 16, 2010. Specialist doctors have said that they are going to evaluate the best way for their separation procedure during the next nine months. REUTERS/Kena Betancur (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
DOMINICAN-REPUBLIC/
RTR2CMSJ
April 10, 2010
Conjoined twins Teresa Maria and Maria Teresa, who are joined together at the stomach, rest inside an...
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Conjoined twins rest inside an incubator at a hospital in Santo Domingo
Conjoined twins Teresa Maria and Maria Teresa, who are joined together at the stomach, rest inside an incubator at the Luis Eduardo Aybar Hospital in Santo Domingo April 9, 2010. The twins, who were born thirty hours ago by Caesarean section and weigh 12 pounds, are in good condition and await a medical evaluation to decide on the procedure for their separation, doctors and local media reported. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
PALESTINIANS/
RTR2C9N8
March 30, 2010
A doctor checks on four-day-old conjoined twin girls at Nassir Hospital in Khan Younis in the southern...
Khan Younis, Palestinian Territories
A doctor checks on conjoined twin girls at Nassir Hospital in Khan Younis
A doctor checks on four-day-old conjoined twin girls at Nassir Hospital in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip March 30, 2010. The conjoined twins, weighing about 5kg and born on Saturday night, are in stable condition, medical official said. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa (GAZA - Tags: HEALTH IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA
RTR2C5PP
March 27, 2010
One-and-half-year-old conjoined twins Sita (R) and Gita rest on a hospital bed in the eastern Indian...
Patna, India
One-and-half-year-old conjoined twins Sita and Gita rest on a hospital bed in Patna
One-and-half-year-old conjoined twins Sita (R) and Gita rest on a hospital bed in the eastern Indian city of Patna March 27, 2010. The twins, whose urinary tract and faecal tract are joint, will be transferred to a New Delhi hospital on Sunday for further management,, Ajay Kumar, a doctor who was examining the twins said. REUTERS/Krishna Murari Kishan (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2C5PI
March 27, 2010
Doctor Ajay Kumar (L) examines the one-and-half-year-old conjoined twins Sita (2nd R) and Gita at a hospital...
Patna, India
Doctor Ajay Kumar examines one-and-half-year-old conjoined twins Sita and Gita at a hospital in Patna...
Doctor Ajay Kumar (L) examines the one-and-half-year-old conjoined twins Sita (2nd R) and Gita at a hospital in the eastern Indian city of Patna March 27, 2010. The twins, whose urinary tract and faecal tract are joint, will be transferred to a New Delhi hospital on Sunday for further management, Kumar said. REUTERS/Krishna Murari Kishan (INDIA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN/
RTR2BO5N
March 15, 2010
Ali Sher, father of newly-born conjoined twin girls, not named yet, comforts them at a hospital bed in...
Islamabad, Pakistan
Ali Sher, father of newly-born conjoined twin girls, not named yet, comforts them at a hospital bed in...
Ali Sher, father of newly-born conjoined twin girls, not named yet, comforts them at a hospital bed in Pakistan's capital Islamabad March 15, 2010. The twin girls, who were born connected at the head in the city of Sahiwal, were brought to a hospital in Islamabad on Monday. Doctors are studying them to determine if they can be separated, local media reported. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)
CHINA/
RTXQJW1
November 10, 2009
Conjoined twins, Chang Zizhu and Chang Baozhu, receive medical examination at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui...
Hefei, China
Conjoined twins, Zizhu and Baozhu, receive medical examination at a hospital in Hefei
Conjoined twins, Chang Zizhu and Chang Baozhu, receive medical examination at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province November 9, 2009. The twins were born on November 3, weighing approximately 4.2kg (9.2 pounds) and are currently undergoing checks at a hospital before determining if they are able to have a separation surgery, local media reported. Picture taken November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA HEALTH SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTXQJW0
November 10, 2009
Conjoined twins, Chang Zizhu and Chang Baozhu, receive medical examination at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui...
Hefei, China
Conjoined twins, Zizhu and Baozhu, receive medical examination at a hospital in Hefei
Conjoined twins, Chang Zizhu and Chang Baozhu, receive medical examination at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province November 9, 2009. The twins were born on November 3, weighing approximately 4.2kg (9.2 pounds) and are currently undergoing checks at a hospital before determining if they are able to have a separation surgery, local media reported. Picture taken November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA HEALTH SOCIETY)
PERU/
RTXQ2FR
October 27, 2009
A nurse checks on five-day old female conjoined twins weighing 5.25 kg (11.5 pounds) at the maternity...
Lima, Peru
A nurse checks on five-day old female conjoined twins at the maternity hospital in Lima
A nurse checks on five-day old female conjoined twins weighing 5.25 kg (11.5 pounds) at the maternity hospital in Lima October 27, 2009. The twins are joined at the chest and share a heart and a liver. They are currently in a stable condition, the hospital reported. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU HEALTH SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR2669K
July 29, 2009
A nurse checks the heartbeat of newborn conjoined baby girls at the Jose Fabella memorial hospital in...
Manila, Philippines
A nurse checks the heartbeat of newborn conjoined baby girls at the Jose Fabella memorial hospital in...
A nurse checks the heartbeat of newborn conjoined baby girls at the Jose Fabella memorial hospital in Manila July 29, 2009. The conjoined twins, weighing about 3.8kg, were born on Tuesday night and share a heart. They were placed in the neonatal care unit because of their weak condition. Salvador Arciaga Jr., the baby's father, and a tricycle driver, asked the public for prayers for his daughters with his wife Chateria. He admitted they had wanted to have twins, local media reported on Wednesday. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES POLITICS SOCIETY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTR2664G
July 29, 2009
A nurse checks the heartbeat of newly born conjoined baby girls at the Jose Fabella memorial hospital,...
Manila, Philippines
A nurse checks the heartbeat of newly born conjoined baby girls at the Jose Fabella memorial hospital...
A nurse checks the heartbeat of newly born conjoined baby girls at the Jose Fabella memorial hospital, a government hospital in Manila July 29, 2009. The conjoined twins, weighing about 3.8kg, were born on Tuesday night and share a heart. They were placed in the neonatal care unit because of their weak condition. Salvador Arciaga Jr., the baby's father, and a tricycle driver, asked the public for prayers for his daughters with his wife Chateria. He admitted they had wanted to have twins, local media reported on Wednesday. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES SOCIETY HEALTH)
INDIA/
RTR24CZ9
June 06, 2009
Jamuna and Ganga, 40-year-old conjoined twins, are wheeled into an elevator for their check-up at Mercy...
Kolkata, India
Jamuna and Ganga, 40-year-old conjoined twins, are wheeled into an elevator for their check-up at a hospital...
Jamuna and Ganga, 40-year-old conjoined twins, are wheeled into an elevator for their check-up at Mercy Hospital in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata June 6, 2009. It is medically possible to separate the rarest conjoined twins, but they are happy with their status and any operation to separate them would cost nearly a quarter of a million dollars, their doctor James E Stein, a general pediatric surgeon from the U.S., said on Saturday. REUTERS/Parth Sanyal (INDIA HEALTH SOCIETY)
SAUDI
RTX9T2P
October 22, 2008
The parents of four-month-old conjoined twin boys, Ziad and Iyad, look over them as they sleep at King...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The parents of four-month-old conjoined twin boys, Ziad and Iyad, look over them as they sleep at King...
The parents of four-month-old conjoined twin boys, Ziad and Iyad, look over them as they sleep at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh, October 22, 2008. The operation to separate the Iraqi twins Ziad and Iyad is on October 25. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
SAUDI/
RTX9T2K
October 22, 2008
Four-month-old conjoined twin boys, Ziad and Iyad, sleep at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh, October...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Four-month-old conjoined twin boys, Ziad and Iyad, sleep at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh
Four-month-old conjoined twin boys, Ziad and Iyad, sleep at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh, October 22, 2008. The operation to separate the Iraqi twins Ziad and Iyad is on October 25. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
THAILAND/
RTX968Y
October 03, 2008
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3,...
Bangkok, Thailand
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3, 2008. They are both eight months old and share part of the skin together. The bigger fish tends to protect the smaller one from harm while the smaller one looks for food at the bottom of the aquarium. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
Oddly Enough
Oddly Enough
Conjoined Tilapia Fish in Bangkok - 03 Oct 2008
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THAILAND/
RTX965X
October 03, 2008
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3,...
Bangkok, Thailand
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3, 2008. They are both eight months old and share part of the skin together. The bigger fish tends to protect the smaller one from harm while the smaller one looks for food at the bottom of the aquarium. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
THAILAND/
RTX965V
October 03, 2008
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3,...
Bangkok, Thailand
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3, 2008. They are both eight months old and share part of the skin together. The bigger fish tends to protect the smaller one from harm while the smaller one looks for food at the bottom of the aquarium. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
THAILAND/
RTX965S
October 03, 2008
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3,...
Bangkok, Thailand
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3, 2008. They are both eight months old and share part of the skin together. The bigger fish tends to protect the smaller one from harm while the smaller one looks for food at the bottom of the aquarium. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
THAILAND/
RTX965Q
October 03, 2008
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3,...
Bangkok, Thailand
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3, 2008. They are both eight months old and share part of the skin together. The bigger fish tends to protect the smaller one from harm while the smaller one looks for food at the bottom of the aquarium. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
THAILAND/
RTX965O
October 03, 2008
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3,...
Bangkok, Thailand
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok
Two conjoined Nile Tilapia fish, dubbed "Siamese Twin", swim in a small aquarium in Bangkok October 3, 2008. They are both eight months old and share part of the skin together. The bigger fish tends to protect the smaller one from harm while the smaller one looks for food at the bottom of the aquarium. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND)
BANGLADESH/
RTR20GAC
July 23, 2008
Conjoined female twins, Borsha (L) and Banya, are seen at Bangabandhu Medical College Hospital in Dhaka...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Conjoined female twins are seen at Bangabandhu Medical College Hospital in Dhaka
Conjoined female twins, Borsha (L) and Banya, are seen at Bangabandhu Medical College Hospital in Dhaka July 23, 2008. The three months and 29 days old twins; Borsha means "Rain" and Banya means "flood" in Bengali, who are joined at the stomach and chest, were born in Gaibandha, a northern district of Bangladesh, and are preparing to be separated. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH)
BANGLADESH/
RTR20GA3
July 23, 2008
Moushumi, aunt of conjoined female twins, holds Borsha (L) and Banya (R) at Bangabandhu Medical College...
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Moushumi holds Borsha and Banya at Bangabandhu Medical College Hospital in Dhaka
Moushumi, aunt of conjoined female twins, holds Borsha (L) and Banya (R) at Bangabandhu Medical College Hospital in Dhaka July 23, 2008. The three months and 29 days old twins; Borsha means "Rain" and Banya means "flood" in Bengali, who are joined at the stomach and chest, were born in Gaibandha, a northern district of Bangladesh, and are preparing to be separated. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH)
SAUDI/
RTX7VF5
July 12, 2008
Aziza, mother of a pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls, looks at her daughter Safa after an operation...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Aziza, mother of a pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls, looks at her daughter Safa after an operation...
Aziza, mother of a pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls, looks at her daughter Safa after an operation to separate them at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh July 12, 2008. Moroccan twins Marwa and Safa were separated on Saturday.
REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
SAUDI/
RTX7SDQ
July 09, 2008
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen with their mother ahead of their operation at...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen with their mother ahead of their operation at...
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen with their mother ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh July 9, 2008. The operation to separate the Siamese twins Safa and Marwa is on Saturday. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
SAUDI/
RTX7SDO
July 09, 2008
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen with their mother ahead of their operation at...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen with their mother ahead of their operation at...
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen with their mother ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh July 9, 2008. The operation to separate the Siamese twins Safa and Marwa is on Saturday. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
SAUDI/
RTX7SDF
July 09, 2008
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital...
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh July 9, 2008. The operation to separate the Moroccan twins Safa and Marwa is on Saturday. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
SAUDI/
RTX7SDE
July 09, 2008
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital...
A pair of four-month-old conjoined twin girls are seen ahead of their operation at King Abdull-Aziz hospital in Riyadh July 9, 2008. The operation to separate the Moroccan twins Safa and Marwa is on Saturday. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed (SAUDI ARABIA)
CHINA/
RTX4XY8
December 22, 2007
Doctors measure conjoined boys during a medical examination at a hospital in Beijing December 22, 2007....
Beijing, China
Doctors measure conjoined boys during a medical examination at a hospital in Beijing
Doctors measure conjoined boys during a medical examination at a hospital in Beijing December 22, 2007. The conjoined boys were born on November 5 in Tianjin and will undergo a separation procedure at the hospital after a consultation, local media reported. The boys were born as a set of triplets along with a girl. REUTERS/Vincent Du (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTX4DMI
December 04, 2007
Two conjoined boys are put in a bath at their house in Tianjin municipality December 4, 2007. The conjoined...
Tianjin, China
Two conjoined boys are put in a bath at their house in Tianjin municipality
Two conjoined boys are put in a bath at their house in Tianjin municipality December 4, 2007. The conjoined boys were born on November 5 in Tianjin and will undergo a procedure to be separated after they become 3 months old, local media reported. The boys born as a set of triplets along with a girl. REUTERS/Vincent Du (CHINA)
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Healthshot
Conjoined Babies in China - 14 Nov 2007
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CHINA/
RTXB3G
November 14, 2007
Parents and relatives watch over 8-day-old triplets -- two conjoined boys and one girl -- at a hospital...
Tianjin, China
Parents and relatives watch over 8-day-old triplets -- two conjoined boys and one girl -- at a hospital...
Parents and relatives watch over 8-day-old triplets -- two conjoined boys and one girl -- at a hospital in north China's Tianjin municipality November 13, 2007. The hospital will separate the conjoined boys after they reach three months old, local media reported. Picture taken on November 13, 2007. REUTERS/Vincent Du (CHINA)
SWITZERLAND/
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June 29, 2007
Zurich's Kinderspital chief doctor Martin Meuli (R) and doctor Ernst Beinder attend a press briefing...
Zurich, Switzerland
Zurich's Kinderspital chief doctor Meuli and doctor Ernst Beinder attend a press briefing on the separation...
Zurich's Kinderspital chief doctor Martin Meuli (R) and doctor Ernst Beinder attend a press briefing on the separation of Siamese twins in Zurich June 29, 2007. The twins, conjoined at the navels and breastbones, were successfully separated one week after their birth by Caeserian section, the hospital reported. The parents of the twins requested that the hospital release no specific details. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (SWITZERLAND)
URUGUAY/
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June 28, 2007
Siamese twins Jessica and Victoria Rivero rest in the maternity ward of the Dr. Manuel Quintela Hospital...
Montevideo, Uruguay
Siamese twins Jessica and Victoria Rivero rest in the maternity ward of the Dr. Manuel Quintela Hospital...
Siamese twins Jessica and Victoria Rivero rest in the maternity ward of the Dr. Manuel Quintela Hospital in Montevideo June 28, 2007. The twins were born on June 26 joined at the chest with their hearts bounded to each other. Doctors gave them little chance of survival. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (URUGUAY)
URUGUAY/
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June 28, 2007
Victor Rivero, father of Siamese twins Jessica and Victoria Rivero, addresses a news conference at the...
Montevideo, Uruguay
Victor Rivero, father of Siamese twins Jessica and Victoria Rivero, addresses a news conference at the...
Victor Rivero, father of Siamese twins Jessica and Victoria Rivero, addresses a news conference at the Dr. Manuel Quintela Hospital in Montevideo June 28, 2007. The twins were born on June 26 joined at the chest with their hearts bounded to each other. Doctors gave them little chance of survival. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (URUGUAY)
USA/
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June 21, 2007
Lori and George Schappell, conjoining twins, stand outside Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Odditorium during...
New York, UNITED STATES
Conjoining twins stand outside the Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Odditorium in New York
Lori and George Schappell, conjoining twins, stand outside Ripley's Believe It Or Not ! Odditorium during its grand opening in Times Square in New York June 21, 2007. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)
INDIA/
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May 08, 2007
Four-year-old conjoined twins, Vani (L) and Veena, walk inside a hospital in the southern Indian city...
Hyderabad, India
Four-year-old conjoined twins Vani and Veena walk inside a hospital in Hyderabad
Four-year-old conjoined twins, Vani (L) and Veena, walk inside a hospital in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad May 8, 2007. The twins' parents have been looking for hospitals in the country which could operate upon the girls to separate them successfully. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA)
INDIA/
RTR1PGWR
May 08, 2007
Four-year-old conjoined twins, Vani (L) and Veena, sit inside a hospital in the southern Indian city...
Hyderabad, India
Four-year-old conjoined twins Vani and Veena sit inside a hospital in Hyderabad
Four-year-old conjoined twins, Vani (L) and Veena, sit inside a hospital in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad May 8, 2007. The twins' parents have been looking for hospitals in the country which could operate upon the girls to separate them successfully. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA)
INDIA/
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May 08, 2007
Four-year-old conjoined twins, Vani (L) and Veena, walk inside a hospital in the southern Indian city...
Hyderabad, India
Four-year-old conjoined twins Vani and Veena walk inside a hospital in Hyderabad
Four-year-old conjoined twins, Vani (L) and Veena, walk inside a hospital in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad May 8, 2007. The twins' parents have been looking for hospitals in the country which could operate upon the girls to separate them successfully. REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder (INDIA)
JORDAN/
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March 22, 2007
Jordan's King Abdullah (L) and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (C) greet one of a pair of Siamese twins...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Jordan's King Abdullah and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah greet one of a pair of Siamese twins who were...
Jordan's King Abdullah (L) and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (C) greet one of a pair of Siamese twins who were surgically separated at a Saudi hospital in Riyadh March 22, 2007. REUTERS/Yousef Allan (SAUDI ARABIA)
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Conjoined Twins in Colombia - 16 Jan 2007
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COLOMBIA-MEDICINE/
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January 15, 2007
Daisy and Julian Rodriguez cry next to their daughters, who are joined together at their heads, in Bogota,...
Bogota, Colombia
Daisy and Julian Rodriguez cry next to their daughters, who are joined together at their heads, in Bogota...
Daisy and Julian Rodriguez cry next to their daughters, who are joined together at their heads, in Bogota, Colombia January 15, 2007. Experts will attempt to separate the Rodriguez twins on January 16. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (COLOMBIA)
GUATEMALA TWINS
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August 16, 2006
Wenceslao Tilo Salvador, father of conjoined twins Angela Corina (R) and Angela Leticia, holds his daughters...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Wenceslao Salvador, father of conjoined twins, Angela Corina and Angela Leticia, holds his daughters...
Wenceslao Tilo Salvador, father of conjoined twins Angela Corina (R) and Angela Leticia, holds his daughters at the Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City August 15, 2006. The girls, joined at the chest, share a liver and will undergo an operation to separate them on Wednesday. Picture taken August 15, 2006. REUTERS/Carlos Duarte (GUATEMALA)
INDONESIA
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August 10, 2006
Syafitri, an Indonesian baby born with two heads, sleeps in a Jakarta hospital August 10, 2006. The four-day-old...
Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian baby born with two heads sleeps in Jakarta hospital
Syafitri, an Indonesian baby born with two heads, sleeps in a Jakarta hospital August 10, 2006. The four-day-old baby girl weighs 7 pounds and 450 grams. REUTERS/Supri (INDONESIA)
INDIA TWINS
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October 04, 2005
Ten-year-old conjoined twins Sabah (L) and Farah attend a news conference in New Delhi October 4, 2005....
New Delhi, India
Conjoined twins attend news conference in New Delhi
Ten-year-old conjoined twins Sabah (L) and Farah attend a news conference in New Delhi October 4, 2005. Doctors who conducted a series of tests on the twins said on Tuesday they believed it was possible to surgically separate the girls who were born fused at the head. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
PHILIPPINES
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July 07, 2004
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (C) sit with siamese twins, Princess Anne (L) and Princess...
Manila, Philippines
PRESIDENT ARROYO POSES WITH SIAMESE TWINS AT MALACANANG PALACE IN MANILA.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (C) sit with siamese twins, Princess Anne (L) and Princess Mae, after their successful separation in Saudi Arabia during a visit at the presidential palace in Manila July 7, 2004. The twins, joined at the lower abdomen and who shared a bladder, returned to the Philippines on Wednesday after a 14-hour operation to separate them at Riyadh's King Abdul Aziz medical city. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco RR/FA
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