Placental findings in specific newborn / fetal or maternal conditions

Topic Completed: 1 October 2011

Revised: 19 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Placenta aneuploidy [title]

Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
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Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Aneuploidy. website. Accessed November 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Abnormal fetal karyotype associated with changes in the placenta, including hydrops that may be due to reduced circulation that leads to stromal edema (Hum Pathol 1998;29:1195)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Aneuploid pregnancies show nonspecific changes that include: stromal edema, cavitation, trophoblastic hyperplasia and reduced vascularization
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