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Joy for Eastern Cape mom as her twins joined at the head successfully separated

An Eastern Cape mother is celebrating after her twins, joined at the head, were successfully separated in a one-of-a-kind surgery.

Siphosethu and Amahle were taken to the Western Cape’s Red Cross Children’s Hospital at only four days old.

They were born with the rare craniopagus twinning condition.

Joy for Eastern Cape mom as her twins joined at the head successfully separated

Medical experts say this is the rarest form of conjoined twinning.

But luckily, this case did not involve any shared brain tissue and major blood vessels.

A multi-disciplinary team including an anesthetist, neurosurgeon, plastic surgeon, and nurses separated the twins in just one-and-a-half hours.

-eNCA

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