Misoprostol associated refractile material in fetal and placental tissues after medical termination of pregnancy.


Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin analog administered vaginally to induce labor for intrauterine death or termination of pregnancy for congenital abnormalities. We encountered a case of misoprostol induction of labor at 14 weeks of gestation for fetal acrania associated with amniotic bands. Histology demonstrated abundant deposits of refractile… (More)


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