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Zygote Hydatiform Mole Complete or Partial

Complete H mole is Complete loss of maternal chromosomes
Everything else is partial mole
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If a complete mole is complete loss of maternal chromosomes then how come it's XX in 90% of cases ?
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If a complete mole is complete loss of maternal chromosomes then how come it's XX in 90% of cases ?
One X from one chromosome
Another X from another chromosome
Remember it's diploid
while it's triploid in partial moles
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