Our conclusion is that discordant congenital CAVB may develop in monozygotic
twins born to an autoimmune negative mother.
Congenital scoliosis in monozygotic
twins case report and review of possible factors contributing to its development.
Some years ago, one (Twin A) of a pair of apparently monozygotic
twin girls (Twins A and B) approached the genetic counselling clinic for a consultation regarding predictive testing for HD.
KEY WORDS: Kawasaki disease, Monozygotic
twins, Genetic susceptibility, Infection.
Commonly known as identical twins, monozygotic
twins develop from a single embryo.
Phenotypic and genotypic discordance in monozygotic
In a study of 117 monozygotic
twins aged 35-69, familial aggregation accounted for 43% of exercise variation in adulthood .
This technique involves the amplification of highly polymorphic regions specific for each chromosome, such as short tandem repeat sequences (STRs), to identify different allelic forms in individuals and confirm whether they are monozygotic
Foetus-in-foetu is a rare malformation in which a monozygotic
diamniotic parasitic twin is incorporated into the body of its fellow twin and grows inside it.
A subset of 192 twin pairs was included in the Final analysis: 54 monozygotic
and 138 dizygotic pairs.
In Mexico, it has an incidence of 1 per 60,000 newborns; it occurs more frequently in monozygotic
pregnancies than in singleton pregnancies.
Smoking, Dietary Betaine, Methionine, and Vitamin D in Monozygotic
Twins with Discordant Macular Degeneration: Epigenetic Implications," which appeared in the July 2011 issue of Ophthalmology, is the first study to examine identical twin pairs in which one twin had early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and the other had late-stage AMD.