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Related to abruptio: Placental abruption


n. L. abruptio, abrupción, acción violenta de separación, desprendimiento;
___ placentae, placental abruptiondesprendimiento prematuro de la placenta.
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11-17] We evaluated 10 of these lesions and separated them for the purposes of this study into 2 categories: recent lesions (generally considered to occur within days of the time of labor and delivery), including acute chorioamnionitis, meconium-associated changes, recent chorionic vessel thrombi, changes consistent with abruptio placenta, and increased nucleated red blood cells (NRBC), and chronic lesions (generally believed to have their onset long before labor and delivery), including avascular villi, chronic villitis, perivillous fibrin, changes consistent with maternal vascular underperfusion, and diffuse chorioamnionic hemosiderosis.
After approval by the Committee for Human Research of Stellenbosch University, this case-control study was performed between April 2006 and January 2008 to investigate the association between alcohol use during pregnancy and abruptio placentae.
Placental conditions that have been associated with chorangiosis include umbilical cord anomalies, single umbilical artery, abruptio placentae, placenta previa, chorangioma, amnion nodosum, and villitis (rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, syphilis, and Bartonella sp are known to infect and induce proliferation of the endothelial cells).
Plural birth, placenta previa, cord prolapse, abruptio placenta, and so forth all constitute indications for cesarean, but the numbers are small compared with the four indications specifically discussed.
In the <P75 group the cause of death was unknown in 3 cases, maternal diabetes in 3, severe congenital abnormalities in 1, abruptio placentae in 1, and growth restriction and syphilis/ growth restriction in 1 each.
Differential Diagnosis Nonobstetric Conditions Obstetric Conditions Urinary calculi Preterm labor Cholelithiasis Abruptio placentae Cholecystitis Chorioamnionitis Bowel obstruction Adnexal torsion Gastroenteritis Ectopic pregnancy Mesenteric adenitis Pelvic inflammatory disease Colonic carcinoma Round ligament pain Rectus hematoma Uteroovarian vein rupture Acute intermittent porphyria Carneous degeneration of myomas Perforated duodenal ulcer Uterine rupture (placenta percreta; rudimentary horn) Pneumonia Meckel's diverticulum Source: Dr.
All fetuses with abnormal karyotypes and pregnant women with preeclampsia, pre- or postterm delivery, uterine pathology such as myomas or malformations, placenta abruptio, loss to follow-up, and a vaginal or cervical lesion visualized on clinical examination that could explain the vaginal bleeding were excluded from the study.
Maternal death is largely a result of complications from abruptio placentae, hepatic rupture, and eclampsia.
In West Africa, caesareans are necessary for protracted labour, abruptio placentae, previous caesarean section, eclampsia, placenta praevia and malpresentation.
The 6 intrauterine fetal deaths were related to maternal complications such as eclampsia, abruptio placentae and over-warfarinisation.
Those who had a multiple pregnancy, placenta previa, abruptio placentae, coagulation abnormalities, cesarean section, or severe asthma were excluded.