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Limb-body wall complex with complete absence of external genitalia after in vitro fertilization.

Authors
  • Litwin, A
  • Fisch, B
  • Tadir, Y
  • Amodai, I
  • Ovadia, J
  • Merlob, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Fertility and Sterility
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1991
Volume
55
Issue
3
Pages
634–636
Identifiers
PMID: 2001765
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The first case of limb-body wall complex (a combination of a body wall defect, neural tube defect, and limb abnormalities) after IVF is described. This is the third reported patient with this complex anomaly associated with complete absence of external genitalia. The possible pathogenic mechanisms are discussed.

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