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Unformatted text preview: (or hydatid mole, mola hytadidosa), an anomalous growth containing a nonviable embryo which implants and proliferates within the uterus. A hydatidiform mole is removed upon diagnosis because there is some risk that it may develop into choriocarcinoma, a form of cancer. Transport • Smoke • Drugs- e.g. cocaine • Alcohol – leading to Foetal alcohol syndrome • Infectious agents – e.g. rubella • Antibodies-Rh disease Utero-placental Flow • Impairment-maternal vascular disease • Mechanical-IVC compression • Volume-maternal haemorrhage / hydration • Pathology- patterns of foetal growth restriction • Foetal death...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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