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Human Genetics

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 211–215 | Cite as

Pathomorphological changes in an early spontaneous abortus with triploidy (69,XXX)

  • V. P. Kulazenko
  • L. G. Kulazenko
Clinical Case Reports

Summary

Triploid (69,XXX) spontaneous abortus with a gestational age of 14–15 weeks (anatomical age of the embryo was 6 weeks) was analyzed macro- and microscopically. There were hydatidiform swelling and cystic degeneration of the villi, without proliferation of the trophoblast of cells, aplasia of one umbilical artery. The embryo had the following anomalies: cranial and caudal hypoplasia; aplasia of the facial structures (aprosopia), ocular vesicles, nasal stalk, extremity buds, somites, upper jaw, hyoid and pharyngeal arches, esophagus; trachea, Rathke's pouch and oropharyngeal cavity; encephalocele, focal anomalous rudiments of cartilage in the chordamesoderm, atresia of the stomodeal foramen and persistance of the lenticular placode.

Keywords

Internal Medicine Metabolic Disease Umbilical Artery Facial Structure Cystic Degeneration 
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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Kulazenko
    • 1
  • L. G. Kulazenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Genetics Laboratory and Department of PathologyMedical InstituteMinskUSSR

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