maternal floor infarction

maternal floor infarction

A pathologic entity characterised by deposition of fibrinoid material in the maternal surface and intervillous spaces of the placenta, and which is associated with significant perinatal morbidity and mortality including stillbirth, recurrent pregnancy loss, premature delivery, intrauterine growth restriction and neurodevelopmental impairment.
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Maternal floor infarction and massive perivillous fibrin deposition: histological definitions, association with intrauterine fetal growth restriction, and risk of recurrence.
Chronic histiocytic intervillositis has been suggested to be along the spectrum of the more recognized lesion known as villitis of unknown etiology, (5) along with massive perivillous fibrin deposition and maternal floor infarction.
The discrepancy rate was higher in the less common lesions, such as MPFD, HEV, fetal thrombotic vasculopathy, and maternal floor infarction, which occurred more often in IUGR than AGA infants.
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