Yamini Karanam’s Teratoma — Embryonic Twin Discovered in Woman’s Brain During Surgery in LA

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Universal Journal Review

NBC Los Angeles — An Indiana woman undergoing surgery in Los Angeles to remove a tumor experienced a twist worthy of a sci-fi plot when doctors discovered an embryonic twin in her brain.

Yamini Karanam, 26, was unaware of what was happening in her head until she underwent a procedure designed to reach deep into the brain to extract the tumor. After waking up from the surgery, Karanam was surprised to learn of the “teratoma” — her embryonic twin, a rarity in modern medicine, complete with bone, hair and teeth…

NBC LA – Yamini Karanam’s Teratoma – FULL ARTICLE

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