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Female infertility due to zona pellucida defect

Disease definition

Female infertility due to zona pellucida defect is a rare, genetic, female infertility disorder characterized by the presence of abnormal oocytes that lack a zona pellucida. Affected individuals are unable to conceive despite having normal menstrual cycles and sex hormone levels, as well as no obstructions in the fallopian tubes or defects of the uterus or adnexa.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: N97.8
  • OMIM: 615774  617712
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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