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

Author: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 October 2017, last major update November 2011

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Ziadie, M. Turner syndrome. website. Accessed November 15th, 2018.
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