Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Gross description | Microscopic (histologic) description
Cite this page: Ziadie MS. Squamous metaplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/placentasquamousmetaplasia.html. Accessed May 30th, 2023.
Definition / general
- Common, nonsignificant finding in placentas
- Small, pale plaques on fetal surface and umbilical cord
- Differential diagnosis includes amnion nodosum, a pathologic condition
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Squamous metaplasia of amnionic epithelium