Genetic studies on hydatidiform moles.

  • S. D. Lawler
  • Published 1984 in Advances in experimental medicine and biology


Using an historical approach, this article describes how genetic studies have elucidated the two entities into which the syndrome of hydatidiform mole can now be divided. Partial moles are triploid, have a maternal chromosomal set, and are associated with the presence of a fetus. Complete moles lack a fetus and are always diploid and androgenetic in origin… (More)


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