Variation in cord insertion

Case contributed by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody

Presentation

Diagrams only (sorry about the single umbilical artery. should be two in the usual situation :))

Patient Data

Age: Not applicable
Gender: Female
Diagram

Normal umbilical cord is inserted at center of placental bulk, as shown in the diagram

Diagram

Two closely associated cord insertion possibilities are shown in diagrams, where cord is inserted at margin of placenta.

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Case information

rID: 13463
Case created: 13th Apr 2011
Last edited: 9th Jan 2016
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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