Cellular Placental Chorioangioma and Adverse Fetal Outcome

Giampaolo Passalacqua, Laura Donati, Manila Ferretti, Giulia Giovannini, Marta Sbaraglia, Graziano Clerici


Placental chorioangioma is the most common benign tumor of the placenta, and it is generally asymptomatic and an incidental finding. Large chorio angioma conversely is much less common, and it needs a close follow-up cause of a high risk for maternal and fetal complications. We report a case of cellular chorioangioma larger than 5 cm and its unexpected evolution, associated with a dramatically rapid increasing of amniotic fluid volume and a poor fetal outcome.

J Clin Gynecol Obstet. 2014;3(2):73-75
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jcgo242w


Placenta; Tumor; Cellular chorioangioma; Adverse fetal outcome; Polyhydramnios

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