Placenta
Placental findings in specific newborn / fetal or maternal conditions
Triploidy


Topic Completed: 1 November 2011

Revised: 19 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Triploidy[title] placenta

Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
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Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Triploidy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/placentatriploidy.html. Accessed July 18th, 2019.
Gross description
  • If a fetus is received, features may include clefts, syndactyly, macrocephaly and growth restriction
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nonspecific changes include large hydropic villi with abnormal contours, cisterns and trophoblastic invaginations
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