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Twelve cases of placental chorioangioma. Pregnancy outcome and clinical significance.
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PMID:  11998969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: To determine perinatal complications and pregnancy outcome in 12 women with chorioangioma of placenta. STUDY DESIGN: During the period between January 1986 and December 1997, 12 women with histologic diagnosis of chorioangioma of placenta who delivered in our institution were studied. Case-control study was designed. Sixty women with histologic examination of the placenta without chorioangioma were randomly identified as control group matched for maternal age and parity. Statistical analyses included t-test, Chi-square test and Fisher's exact test when appropriate. RESULTS: Nine cases (75%) were diagnosed postnatal. The mean gestational age was significantly lower and preterm delivery rate was significantly higher among the chorioangioma group (34 vs. 38.8 weeks P<0.0001; 66% vs. 10%; P<0.001 respectively). CONCLUSIONS: Chorioangioma of the placenta, in a high risk population, although small, is associated with significantly higher risk for preterm delivery. This emphasizes the need for pathologic examination of all placentas of patients with preterm delivery
A Bashiri; B Furman; O Erez; A Wiznitzer; G Holcberg; M Mazor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  266     ISSN:  0932-0067     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-09     Completed Date:  2002-10-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  53-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Case-Control Studies
Hemangioma / complications*,  diagnosis
Obstetric Labor, Premature / etiology
Placenta Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic* / diagnosis
Pregnancy Outcome*

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