placental infarct

placental infarct

a localized ischemic hard area on the fetal or maternal side of the placenta.
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Some significant placental diagnoses can be suspected by a focused and careful gross examination of the placenta, requiring no histopathologic resources, for example, velamentous cord insertion, retroplacental hematomas suggesting acute or chronic abruption, and placental infarcts (Tables 2 and 3).
Sickle cell trait is associated with previously unreported signs of fetal hypoxia, placental infarcts, and possibly excess risk of fetal demise, according to a study presented in poster form at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
There were frank placental infarcts in 16 cases and retroplacental hemorrhage in 11 cases.