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Placental disease

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Placental disease

Placental disease
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 O43-O45, O73, P02.0-P02.2
ICD-9 641.0-641.2, 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]


  • Pathology 1
    • Adherence/penetration 1.1
    • Inflammatory/infectious 1.2
    • Placental development 1.3
    • Obstruction of os 1.4
    • Vascular 1.5
    • Neoplastic 1.6
  • References 2




Placental development

Obstruction of os



Trophoblastic neoplasms derive from trophoblastic tissue. Examples include:


  1. ^ Furuya M, Ishida J, Aoki I, Fukamizu A (2008). "Pathophysiology of placentation abnormalities in pregnancy-induced hypertension". Vasc Health Risk Manag 4 (6): 1301–13.  
  2. ^ Cheng MH, Wang PH (January 2009). "Placentation abnormalities in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia". Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn. 9 (1): 37–49.  
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