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Placenta Accreta

Placenta accreta is the abnormal attachment of all or part of the placenta to the surface of the uterine wall. The placenta provides life support to the growing fetus.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedMarch 29, 2013

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Last Updated: March 29, 2013
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