What are complete homozygous androgenetic hydatidiform moles?

Updated: Feb 16, 2018
  • Author: Lisa E Moore, MD, FACOG; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  more...
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These account for 80% of complete moles, with two identical paternal chromosome complements, derived from duplication of the paternal haploid chromosomes. They are always 46, XX; 46,YY has never been observed.


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