publication . Article . Other literature type . 1966

The anatomy and histology of XO human embryos and fetuses

RODERICK P. SINGH; DAVID H. CARR;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 1966 Journal: The Anatomical Record, volume 155, pages 369-383 (issn: 0003-276X, eissn: 1097-0185, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
Thirteen abortuses with a known chromosomal complement of 45 (XO) were collected. Of these, eight contained an embryo or fetus ranging in age from five weeks to four months. Various gross anatomical abnormalities were evident in the four larger specimens and these included horseshoe kidney, unicornate uterus, single umbilical artery and cystic hygroma. One specimen had bilateral cystic hygromata. In all specimens, the gross anatomical appearance of the gonad was normal and, when examined histologically, the presence of primordial germ cells could be demonstrated. Histological sections of the XO gonads were compared with sections of gonads from known XX specimens...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: endocrine systemurogenital system
free text keywords: Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous), Anatomy, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, General Medicine
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