Placental gross/microscopic abnormalities, non-neoplastic
Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 November 2011, last major update October 2011
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● Inadequate placental perfusion causing an increased risk of fetal growth restriction, premature birth and stillbirth
● Various causes including abnormal implantation / development, maternal vascular disease, etc.
● Placenta may be small for gestational age
End of Placenta > Placental gross/microscopic abnormalities, non-neoplastic > Uteroplacental insufficiency
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