Posterior urethral valves and mirror image anomalies in monozygotic twins

Francesco Morini, Michele Ilari, Alessandra Casati, Antonietta Piserà, Lucia Oriolo, Denis A. Cozzi

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Abstract

Monozygotic (MZ) twins with both posterior urethral valves (PUV) and additional mirror image malformations are described. This association suggests that an early embryonic event may lead to MZ twinning, PUV, and mirror image anomalies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-212
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics
Volume111
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 22 2002

Keywords

  • Embryology
  • Facial hemihypoplasia
  • Genetic factors
  • Renal dysplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)

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