Placental disease

Placental disease
Micrograph of a chorangioma. H&E stain.
Classification and external resources
Specialty pediatrics
ICD-10 O43-O45, O73, P02.0-P02.2
ICD-9-CM 641.0-641.2, 667, 762.0-762.2
MeSH D010922

A placental disease is any disease, disorder, or pathology of the placenta. The article also covers placentation abnormalities, which is often used synonymously for placental disease.[1][2]




Placental development

Obstruction of os



Trophoblastic neoplasms derive from trophoblastic tissue. Examples include:


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  2. Cheng MH, Wang PH (January 2009). "Placentation abnormalities in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia". Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn. 9 (1): 37–49. doi:10.1586/14737159.9.1.37. PMID 19099348.

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