Chapter 31. Genetic and Nongenetic Causes of Spontaneous Abortion

  1. John T. Queenan1,
  2. Catherine Y. Spong2 and
  3. Charles J. Lockwood3
  1. Charles J. Lockwood

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691878.ch31

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition

Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Lockwood, C. J. (2007) Genetic and Nongenetic Causes of Spontaneous Abortion, in Management of High-Risk Pregnancy: An Evidence-Based Approach, Fifth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, C. Y. Spong and C. J. Lockwood), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691878.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

  2. 2

    Bethesda, MD

  3. 3

    Professor and Chair, Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, New Haven, CT

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 MAY 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127820

Online ISBN: 9780470691878

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Keywords:

  • abortion;
  • reproductive medicine;
  • pregnancy losses;
  • recurrent miscarriage;
  • multiple pterygium syndromes

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Titled:

  • Genetic Abnormalities

  • Infectious Diseases

  • Endocrinopathies

  • Uterine Abnormalities

  • Inherited Thrombophilias

  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies

  • Immunologic Causes

  • Evidence-Based Evaluation of Couples Experiencing Recurrent Miscarriage

  • Conclusions

  • Case Presentation 1

  • Case Presentation 2

  • References

  • Further Reading