Triple trisomy in a spontaneous abortion

  title={Triple trisomy in a spontaneous abortion},
  author={Shirley W. Soukup},
  journal={Human Genetics},
In a recent repor t of chromosome analysis of a 17-week fetus, triple tr isomy was found, i.e. 4 9 , X X X , + 5 , + 1 3 (Pettenati and Rao 1991). The authors comment on the rarity of this event since they found only one other reference to such a finding in an abortus with 49 ,XX,+2 , + 5 , + 8 (Kajii et al. 1980). In another repor t mosaic 46 ,XX/49,XX,+6,+21,+22 was confined to the chorionic villi sample, and the newborn was normal 46,XX (Kennerknecht and Terinde 1990). We are adding three… CONTINUE READING


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