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Variation in placental morphology

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 20 Sep 2021

There can be several variations in placental morphology. These include:

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: single lobe discoid placenta
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  • Figure 2: bilobed placenta
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  • Figure 3: circumvallate placenta
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  • Case 1: circumvallate placenta
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  • Figure 4: succenturiate lobe
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  • Case 2: succenturiate lobe
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  • Figure 5: placenta membranacea
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