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Flashcards in Placental Pathology Deck (8):
1

What is complete mole?

No paternal DNA
Bulky material
Excess of 2kg
Large

2

Partial mole description?

-Same volume as material spontaneous abortion
-MAternal DNA
-won't survive past 16 weeks

3

Reasons for placental examination?

Premature

4

Highlights of placental pathology

-Ascending infection/chorioamnionitis
-Infarction
-retroplacental haemorrhage

5

What is velamentous insertion?

Umbilical cord inserts on membrane instead of centre of placenta

6

Causes of villitis

CMV
Listeria
Herpes
Rubella

7

Placenta increta and percreta?

Increta-moderate myometrial penetration
Percreta- total penetration of myometrium

8

Recent delivery, sudden collapse, reason?

Amniotic fluid embolism