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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It was noted that a history of previous caesarean section was among 53 (53%), Breech presentation 07 (07%), Transverse lie 0 8 (08%), P/V bleeding with chorionitis 06 (06%), Placenta Previa 08 (08%), Contracted Pelvic 04 (04%) and Fetal distress was noted among 14(14%) patients who were studied.
It was noted that a history of previous caesarean section was among 51 (51%), Breech presentation 11 (11%), Transverse lie 7 (7%), P/V bleeding with chorionitis 5 (5%), Placenta Previa 6 (6%), Contracted Pelvic 8 (8%) and Foetal distress was noted among 12 (12%) patients who were studied as shown in table.1 Newborn delivered were compared by Apgar score assessment between these two groups.
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.