Variation in cord insertion

Case contributed by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody


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

Patient Data

Age: Not applicable
Gender: Female
Modality: Diagram

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

Modality: 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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