Placental gross / microscopic abnormalities, nonneoplastic
Uteroplacental insufficiency

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

Revised: 13 October 2017, last major update October 2011

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

PubMed Search: Uteroplacental insufficiency[title]

Cite this page: Ziadie, M. Uteroplacental insufficiency. website. Accessed October 23rd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • 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.
Gross description
  • Placenta may be small for gestational age