Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Idiopathic recurrent miscarriage
  • Fetal chromosomal abnormality

Uncommon

  • Parental chromosomal abnormality
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Cervical incompetence
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Uncontrolled thyroid dysfunction
  • Thrombophilias
  • Uterine abnormalities (e.g., bicornuate, septate, or arcuate uterus)
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Smoking, caffeine intake

Contributors

Authors VIEW ALL

Director

Yale Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program

Assistant Professor

Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Yale School of Medicine

New Haven

CT

Disclosures

WM declares that she has no competing interests.

Dr Winifred Mak would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Ai-Wei Tang and Dr Siobhan Quenby, the previous contributors to this monograph. AT declares that she has no competing interests. SQ is an author of a reference cited in this monograph. SQ declares that she has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers VIEW ALL

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

UK

Disclosures

JCK is an author of a reference cited in this monograph.

Obstetrician

Erasmus Medical Center

Rotterdam

The Netherlands

Disclosures

FVD declares that he has no competing interests.

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Georgetown University

Washington Hospital Center

Washington

DC

Disclosures

VGL declares that she has no competing interests.

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