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.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||March 29, 2013|
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