Case Report

First trimester growth delay: An early marker of triploidy

Sydney M Thayer*, Rachel A Pilliod, Emmanuelle Pare, Amber Vandehey, Hannah Raszka, Kelly Thomas and Rinathia Hachmon

Published: 21 November, 2019 | Volume 2 - Issue 2 | Pages: 119-121

Triploidy is one the most common chromosomal abnormality in humans, complicating about 1% of all human pregnancies. Most affected conceptions undergo spontaneous abortion in the first trimester, making the prevalence of second trimester triploidy low. Viable triploidy is associated with high rates of maternal morbidity, including hypertensive disorders, hemorrhage, and persistent trophoblasic disease, as well as fetal and neonatal severe adverse outcomes. Given these complications, early identification of triploidy in ongoing pregnancies may inform patient counseling and management.

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