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Placenta

Placental findings in specific newborn/fetal or maternal conditions

Turnerís syndrome


Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 November 2011, last major update November 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Fetal 45XO karyotype

Gross description
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● 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

Micro description
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● Villous hydrops

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