A REVIEW ON PRE-ECLAMPSIA AND INTRA UTRINE GROWTH RETARDATION
Keywords:IUGR, Clinical Care, Pre-eclampsia
Placental examination in pregnancies with complications such as pre-eclampsia (PE) or intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) can provide insight into specific diagnoses, recurrence risk, and chronicity. Placental findings have clinical significance as they can identify the etiology of the IUGR (as in inborn errors of metabolism) and predict recurrence (as in maternal floor infarcts). Evaluation of obstetric pathology in such pregnancies should be an integral part of clinical care. This review will highlight the placental findings in IUGR and PT.
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