Placenta
Placental gross / microscopic abnormalities, nonneoplastic
Uteroplacental insufficiency

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

Revised: 13 October 2017, last major update October 2011

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Cite this page: Ziadie, M. Uteroplacental insufficiency. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/placentauteroplacentalinsuff.html. Accessed November 23rd, 2017.
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