Cytogenetics of fetal wastage.

  title={Cytogenetics of fetal wastage.},
  author={Hyon J Kim and Lillian Y F Hsu and Sophie Paciuc and Steluta Cristian and Alicia Quintana and Kurt Hirschhorn},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={293 17},
A consecutive series of 50 couples with a histroy of fetal wastage were studied cytogenetically with current banding technics. Fetal wastage was defined as occurring in couples who had more than two early abortions, stillbirth(s) or livebirths(s) or both of infants with multiple congenital anomalies. Three women were found to be balanced reciprocal translocation carriers; all translocations were not detectable by the conventional method but were demonstrable by current banding technics. In… CONTINUE READING
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