Placenta abruptio

Placenta abruptio

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Placenta abruptio is the early separation of the placenta from the uterine wall before the fetus is delivered.

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ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Current as ofJune 4, 2014

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