Placental findings in specific newborn / fetal or maternal conditions

Topic Completed: 1 November 2011

Revised: 19 February 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Triploidy[title] placenta

Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
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Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Triploidy. website. Accessed September 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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