Placental surface cyst
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Placental surface cysts are often related to cystic change in an area of subchorionic fibrin. They can be variable in size.
Treatment and prognosis
Most placental surface cysts are associated with a normal pregnancy outcome. Cysts >4.5 cm or >3 in number are more frequently associated with intrauterine growth restriction 1.
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