Regulations on registration of a fetus papyraceus need to be revised

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7090.1352 (Published 03 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1352
  1. Robert F Heys, Retired obstetrician and gynaecologista
  1. a River Lodge, 53 Bar Lane, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire

    Editor—I read with interest the disparate views about the registration of a fetus papyraceus expressed by P O D Pharoah and R W I Cooke1 and Malcolm Griffiths2 in reply to my previous letter.3 I was unaware of the association of fetus papyraceus with cerebral palsy in surviving twins cited by Pharoah and Cooke and am converted to …

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