Abruptio placentae are known by several names such as accidental haemorrhage, ablation placenta and premature separation of placenta
. "Riding asunder of placentae" is Latin meaning of Abruptio placentae.
EXCLUSION CRITERIA: Term PROM, maternal risk factors- overt diabetes mellitus and hypertension, intra-uterine death, post-term pregnancy, uterine anomalies, multiple gestation, advanced maternal age, premature separation of placenta
Placental Causes: Infarction, Premature separation of placenta
, haemangiomas, thrombosis of fetal vessels, presence of single umbilical artery and vascular terminal villi.