Anatomic and chromosomal anomalies in 639 spontaneous abortuses

@article{Kajii2004AnatomicAC,
  title={Anatomic and chromosomal anomalies in 639 spontaneous abortuses},
  author={Tadashi Kajii and Ariane Ferrier and Norio Niikawa and Hiroyuki Takahara and Koso Ohama and Sugandhi Avirachan},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={87-98}
}
SummaryA total of 639 spontaneous abortuses collected in a maternity hospital were set up in culture. This sample included 565 unselected consecutive abortuses and 74 selected abortuses ascertained by morphology and/or clinical history. Among these, 339 were incomplete specimens with no recovered embryo or fetus, 110 were anatomically apparently normal and 190 were grossly abnormal. In the unselected series, 565 specimens were cultured and 402 were karyotyped; 215 (53.5%) were chromosomally… 

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