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Specimen and Method

  • Humio Mizoguti
Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 116)

Abstract

This embryo was found during a forensic dissection of a 38-year-old Japanese woman on December 4, 1982 in the Department of Forensic Medicine, Kobe University School of Medicine. The uterus was slightly enlarged and a marked corpus luteum was present in the left ovary. When the anterior wall of the uterus was opened, a gestational sac (GS) about 10 mm in diameter was seen. With the naked eye, however, one was unable to perceive anything in it. The GS was fixed in 10% formalin for 5 days and then examined in formalin with a binocular dissecting microscope. During removal of adnexa, the embryo was found intact, surrounded by a perfect amnion.

Keywords

Toluidine Blue Anterior Wall Osmium Tetroxide Japanese Woman Forensic Medicine 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Humio Mizoguti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyKobe University School of Medicine650 Chuoku, KobeJapan

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