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Placenta abruptio

Picture of placenta abruptio

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

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Last Revised February 3, 2012

Last Revised: February 3, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

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