Evaluation of recurrent miscarriage

Last reviewed: 1 Sep 2022
Last updated: 17 Aug 2022

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Idiopathic recurrent miscarriage
  • Fetal chromosomal abnormality
  • Chronic endometritis
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Uncommon

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

Authors

Winifred Mak, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Women's health

Dell Medical School

University of Texas

Austin

TX

Disclosures

WM declares that she has been a paid speaker at an epigenetic conference for Ohana Biosciences.

Acknowledgements

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

Disclosures

AT declared that she had no competing interests. SQ is an author of a reference cited in this topic. SQ declared that she had no competing interests.

Peer reviewers

Justin C. Konje, MBBS, FMCOG, MRCOG, FWACS, MD, MBA

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Leicester

UK

Disclosures

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

Frederique van Dunné, MD, PHD, FRANZCOG

Obstetrician

Erasmus Medical Center

Rotterdam

The Netherlands

Disclosures

FVD declares that he has no competing interests.

Veronica Gomez-Lobo, MD

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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