Placental gross / microscopic abnormalities, nonneoplastic
Fat deposits

Topic Completed: 1 October 2011

Revised: 18 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fat deposits placenta

Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
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Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Fat deposits. website. Accessed September 22nd, 2019.
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Vacuolated syncytiotrophoblasts and Hofbauer cells which stain positively for Oil Red O
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