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Placental Chorioangioma

A benign vascular tumour of placental origin.

Gross examination of the placenta revealed a yellowish, well-circumscribed firm mass measuring 5 cm × 5 cm connected by two vessels to the placenta.

Histopathologic examination revealed a placental disc 15 cm × 17 cm × 13 cm, with a three-vessel umbilical cord that was attached peripherally and measured 9 cm × 1.5 cm. The weight of the placenta was 530 g. The tumor was confirmed to be a chorioangioma.


Links: Image 1 | Image 2 | Image 3 | Placenta - Abnormalities

Reference

<pubmed>22759589</pubmed>| PMC3419096 | J Med Case Rep


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© 2012 Babic et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Figure 5. Original image was adjusted in size, contrast and labelling.

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