What are the types of hydatidiform moles?

Updated: Feb 16, 2018
  • Author: Lisa E Moore, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  more...
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A complete mole contains no fetal tissue. Ninety percent are 46,XX, and 10% are 46,XY. [3, 4] Complete moles can be divided into two types, androgenetic complete mole and biparental complete mole.


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