Placental findings in specific newborn / fetal or maternal conditions

Author: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 October 2017, last major update November 2011

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Triploidy[title] placenta

Cite this page: Ziadie, M. Triploidy. website. Accessed November 15th, 2018.
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