Placental septal cyst

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

A placental septal cyst is a placental cyst typically located in a mid placenta. It forms between the cotyledons of the placenta. The cysts contain gelatinous material and are usually 5-10 mm in diameter. They may be present in 10-20% of placentas from full term uncomplicated pregnancies.

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rID: 15487
Section: Pathology
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Placental septal cysts
  • Septal cysts of the placenta

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