Placental findings in specific newborn/fetal or maternal conditions
Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 November 2011, last major update October 2011
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● Congenital disorder of overgrowth associated with congenital macroglossia, macrosomia, midline abdominal wall defects, hypoglycemia and an increased risk for pediatric tumors, including Wilms tumor and hepatoblastoma
● Related to genetic abnormalities of 11p15
● Placental hydrops involving stem villi
● No trophoblastic hyperplasia is present (Hum Pathol 1991;22:591)
End of Placenta > Placental findings in specific newborn/fetal or maternal conditions > Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
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