Placental findings in specific newborn / fetal or maternal conditions
Turner syndrome

Topic Completed: 1 November 2011

Revised: 19 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Turner syndrome placenta

Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
Page views in 2018: 234
Page views in 2019 to date: 190
Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Turner syndrome. website. Accessed November 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Fetal 45,XO karyotype
Gross description
  • Extensive maceration and edema (especially on dorsum of the feet and hands), cystic hygroma (swelling of the posterior neck due to lymphatic malformations), webbed neck, shortened crown rump and crown heel measurements, streak ovaries
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Villous hydrops
Back to top