Placental Pathology as Cause of Preterm Labor

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Preterm labor is caused by a variety of causes. One cause is placental pathology or an inadequately functioning placenta. Preterm labor arising from placental ischemia (part of the placenta has had interruption of the blood supply and that part of...

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Causes of Placental Infarction

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Placental infarction or a piece of the placenta that has died is a common finding in term pregnancies. It’s a condition which occurs in about a quarter of all normal pregnancies. This condition, however, can be injurious to the fetus...

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