Conjoined human oocytes observed during assisted reproduction: description of three cases and review of the literature.

@article{Rosenbusch2012ConjoinedHO,
  title={Conjoined human oocytes observed during assisted reproduction: description of three cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Bernd Rosenbusch and Katharina Hancke},
  journal={Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={189-92}
}
Conjoined oocytes derived from binovular follicles have been suspected to play a role in producing dizygotic twins, mosaicism, tetraploidy or chimeras. This issue is discussed by presenting three examples for conjoined oocytes observed in our programme of human assisted reproduction and by including a review of corresponding cases. Our material comprises two associated immature oocytes and two cases in which an immature oocyte was attached to a mature oocyte. One of the mature oocytes was… CONTINUE READING