Placenta
Nonneoplastic placental conditions and abnormalities
Noninfectious
Uteroplacental insufficiency


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Minor changes: 29 October 2020

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Mandolin S. Ziadie, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Inadequate placental perfusion causing an increased risk of fetal growth restriction, premature birth and stillbirth
Etiology
  • Various causes, including abnormal implantation / development, maternal vascular disease, etc.
Gross description
  • Placenta may be small for gestational age
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