Know : A woman can be pregnant for 65 years! : Lithopedion (Stone baby)

A lithopedion – also spelled lithopaedion or lithopædion – or stone baby, is a rare phenomenon which occurs most commonly when a fetus dies during an abdominal pregnancy, is too large to be reabsorbed by the body, and calcifies on the outside, shielding the mother's body from the dead tissue of the baby and preventing infection. Lithopedia may occur from 14 weeks gestation to full term. It is not unusual... Continue Reading →

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