There were 9 cases of chronic deciduitis, 7 in HIV-positive placentas and 2 in HIV-negative patients (p=0.
Plasma cell (chronic) deciduitis is demonstrated by the presence of plasma cells in the maternal decidua.
29] no histopathological finding occurred with increased frequency in placentas of transmitting women even though there was a trend towards increased frequency of plasma cell deciduitis.
Placental histology Miscarriage group 235 Lymphocytes in chorion, acute endometritis 355 Polymorphonuclear cells in decidua 518 Subchorial fibrin, lymphocytes in decidua 564 Lymphocytes in decidua 568 Lymphocytes in decidua, hemorrhagic necrosis 460 Presence of eosinophils Control group 35 Histiocytes, rare calcifications 390 Chronic deciduitis
* Ig, immunoglobulin; IHC, Immunohistochemical analysis; +, positive; -, negative.