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Placenta

Placental findings in specific newborn/fetal or maternal conditions

Scleroderma


Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 November 2011, last major update October 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Systemic sclerosis with fibrosis of multiple organs and autoimmune antibodies
● Associated with increased risk of intrauterine fetal demise, growth restriction and premature delivery

Micro description
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● Limited data show an increased frequency of decidual vasculopathy with mural macrophages and deposition of IgM and IgG (Hum Pathol 1998;29:1524)

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