placental thrombosis


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pla·cen·tal throm·bo·sis

thrombosis of the veins of the uterus at the placental site.
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placental thrombosis

Thrombi in the placenta and veins of the uterus.
See also: thrombosis
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APS is a possible cause of pregnancy loss through the promotion of microvascular placental thrombosis, which is frequently associated with infarction, perivillous fibrin deposits, and chronic inflammatory lesions (13).
For repeat losses during the second or third trimester, testing for congenital thrombophilia should be part of the work-up when there is evidence of fetal growth restriction, oligohydramnios, or extensive placental thrombosis, while losses due to intraamniotic infection or cervical incompetence require surveillance for mycoplasma, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas during subsequent pregnancies, he advised.
For repeat losses during the second or third trimester, testing for congenital thrombophilia should be part of the workup when there is evidence of fetal growth restriction, oligohydramnios, or extensive placental thrombosis, while losses due to intraamniotic infection or cervical in competence require surveillance for mycoplasma, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas during subsequent pregnancies, he advised.