Friday, February 26, 2010

Succenturiate placenta- a short ultrasound video clip

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This video clip shows an anteriorly located accessory lobe or succenturiate lobe of placenta in a 32 weeks pregnancy. Such a placenta is at increased risk of post partum (post delivery) retention of part of the placenta. The main part of the placenta is seen along the posterior wall of the uterus.
Check: http://www.ultrasound-images.com/placenta.htm for more images and and links on this topic.

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