chorionitis


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chorionitis

(kōr″ē-ŏ-nīt′ĭs) [ chorion + -itis]
Inflammation of the fetal chorion, often due to infection.
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of patient Percentage Previous LSCS 53 53% Breech presentation 07 07% Transverse lie 08 08% P/ V Bleeding with chorionitis 06 06% Placenta previa 08 08% Contracted pelvis 04 04% Fetal distress 14 14% Table 4: Morbidity factors Morbidity Factor Spinal Anesthesia General Anesthesia No.
Cytokine concentrations in specimens from women with medical record documentation of chorionitis, chorioamnionitis, cervicitis, or bacterial vaginosis were not significantly different from those from women without documentation of infection.
Their study also found that the existing pathology reports for these specimens from routine histology examinations conducted at the time of delivery were in substantial agreement with expert review for the presence of any subchorionitis, chorionitis, or chorioamnionitis.