Placental surface cyst

Placental surface cysts are often related to cystic change in an area of subchorionic fibrin. They can be variable in size.

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Most placental surface cysts are associated with a normal pregnancy outcome. Cysts larger than 4.5 cm or more than 3 in number are more frequently associated with intrauterine growth restriction 1.

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rID: 14943
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Subamniotic hematoma
  • Chorionic cyst
  • Membranous cyst
  • Placental surface cysts

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