Placental gross/microscopic abnormalities, non-neoplastic
Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 12 November 2011, last major update October 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
● Increased numbers of trophoblastic syncytial knots, often due to maternal hypertension or uteroplacental insufficiency
● Often seen in association with terminal villous hypoplasia
● Inadequate maternal perfusion (diabetes, hypertension)
● Increased syncytial knotting
● Changes of hypertension / pre-eclampsia / decidual vasculopathy may be present in the decidua
End of Placenta > Placental gross/microscopic abnormalities, non-neoplastic > Tenney-Parker changes
This information is intended for physicians and related personnel, who understand that medical information is often imperfect, and must be interpreted in the context of a patient's clinical data using reasonable medical judgment. This website should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a licensed physician.
All information on this website is protected by copyright of PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. Information from third parties may also be protected by copyright. Please contact us at copyrightPathOut@gmail.com with any questions (click here for other contact information).