Example sentences for: intrauterine

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  • As recently indicated [ 30 ] , certain types of placental abnormality have also been ascribed to the villous immaturity (low or no Thy-1 differentiation protein expression in placental villi and a lack of blood sinusoid dilatation - PT4, see above) accompanied by an existing (diabetes mellitus) or absent placental hypertrophy (intrauterine growth retardation) - Table 1. However, it has been suggested that although chronic placental adaptations may be successful for the fetal survival, e.g. in placental senescence or maternal diabetes, they may lead to adverse outcomes later in the life of an individual [ 22 ] . Therefore, although it might not be apparent in the newborn, the abnormal placenta may indicate a burden for the future of an individual and for the quality of the human population.

  • Thus, precise determination of birth weight relative to gestational age is needed to understand both the determinants of intrauterine growth and the sequelae of altered growth.

  • [ 26 27 28 29 30 ] In addition to diabetes mellitus, a number of VVC risk factors have been identified, including African-American heritage [ 15 16 17 ] , previous history of VVC [ 15 ] , higher education degree, intermediate age, oral contraceptive pills [ 3 10 16 18 ] , use of commercially available solutions for cleansing of external genitalia or vaginal douching, frequent sexual intercourse [ 17 19 10 ] , sexual behavior (age at first intercourse, frequency of oral-genital contact) [ 20 ] , contraception devices (diaphragm, vaginal contraceptive sponge, intrauterine device), and antibiotics [ 3 15 19 ] . Whether these factors increase risk of Candida colonization or symptomatic infection following colonization, or both, is unknown, however, it should be emphasized that a prerequisite for symptomatic vaginitis is vaginal colonization.

  • Figure 6Gshows LHR immunostaining of syncytium (black asterisk) and lack of vascular LHR (white arrowhead), resembling immature chorionic villi (immature placental phenotypes, characteristic for intrauterine growth retardation and maternal diabetes [ 52 ] - note lack of dilatation of villous sinusoids).

  • Mammary gland mass [ 18] has been proposed as a risk factor for breast cancer because of the higher number of ductal stem cells that develop as a result of intrauterine influences and high energy intake early in life.


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