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placental villous dysmorphism

Tuesday 14 December 2004

Synopsis

- intravillous trophoblastic pseudoinclusions
- mild trophoblastic hyperplasia (mimicking the morphology of partial hydatidiform mole)

Etiology

- numerical chromosomal anomalies

  • triploidy
  • tetraploidy
  • trisomies

- structural chromosomal anomalies

  • del(18)(q21)

References

- Rakheja D, Wilson KS, Rogers BB. Dysmorphic villi mimicking partial mole in a case with del(18)(q21).Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2004 Sep-Oct;7(5):546-8. PMID: 15547780