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Placentation Abnormalities Interactive Component

Attempt the Quiz - Placentation Abnormalities  

Here are a few simple Quiz questions that relate to Placentation Abnormalities from the practical.

1 Which of the following is the most common form of placental abnormality:

  placenta accreta
  placenta increta
  placenta percreta
  vasa previa

2 Which of the following is the best description of a complete mole:

  three sets of chromosomes instead of the usual two
  chromosomal genetic material from the oocyte is lost, by an unknown process
  triploidy of the genetic material
  excess proliferation of the maternal decidua

3 The condition "twin–twin transfusion syndrome" results from:

  an unbalanced blood flow from one twin to the other in utero
  a balanced blood flow from one twin to the other in utero
  direct connection of placental vein with placental artery
  direct connection of placental arteries with placental vein
  none of the above

4 Which of the following organisms can cross the "placental barrier"?


Practical 14: Implantation and Early Placentation | Villi Development | Maternal Decidua | Cord Development | Placental Functions | Diagnostic Techniques | Abnormalities

Additional Information: placenta abnormalities | ectopic pregnancy | hydatidiform mole