recurrent abortion


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recurrent abortion

the loss of three or more sequential pregnancies before 20 weeks' gestation.
Synonym(s): habitual abortion

re·cur·rent a·bor·tion

(rĕ-kŭr'ĕnt ă-bōr'shŭn)
The loss of three or more sequential pregnancies before 20 weeks' gestation.
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Subjects had a single partner and had no anatomic, physiological, hormonal, chromosomal, infective or autoimmune causes for recurrent abortions. The subjects included in the control group were of the similar age group without any history of pregnancy loss and at least one live birth.
LXR immunostaining was reduced in both spontaneous and recurrent abortions. However, we found a significant reduction in the syncytiotrophoblast of spontaneous abortions, but a trend in the syncytiotrophoblast of recurrent abortions.
Intravenous immune globulin in recurrent abortion. Clin Exp Immunol.
Autoimmune thyroid disease is one of the disorders that has a known role in recurrent abortion and infertility (3).
Molecular genetic studies of HLA-DRB1 alleles in patients with unexplained recurrent abortion in the Japanese population.
(28) reported a rob (22; 22) in a woman with recurrent abortions, the karyotype was determined as 46,XX,-22,+t(22q22q) and identified after cytogenetic studies of the embryonic tissue derived from one of the spontaneous abortions.
It was multicentre hospitals based study, where cases of recurrent abortion mothers frequently reported and were available.
Possible relationship between lupus inhibitor and recurrent abortion in young women.
Moreover, a study on Tunisian women16 showed clearly the positive association between presence of FVL mutation and recurrent abortion. In Italy, a study17 also demonstrated association between unexplained late foetal loss and FVL mutation.
Patients suffering from some gynaecological problems including recurrent abortion, depression and anxiety due to infertility, those with serious eye diseases were advised to consult respective specialists in the city.
Notably, recurrent abortion cases are characterized by an upregulation of IL-15 expression in trophoblasts [13], suggesting that IL-15 can be a marker for pregnancy failure.
No significant differences were seen between post- and prebariatric surgery patients in this study in the rates of recurrent abortion (6% vs.