U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 31-year-old member asked:

Has there ever been a recorded case of conjoined triplets or only ever twins?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
Neonatology 50 years experience
Yes: Triplets may represent twins and a singleton or three separate fetuses. Conjoined multiple births have been describe, but usually the conjoined fetuses are monozygotic (identical twins) with other singleton fetuses that in toto make up multiple fetuses in a given gestation. See bernirscke, k. The placenta, springer 2006.

Related questions

A 21-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 33-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Last updated Dec 13, 2012
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.