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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Last RevisedFebruary 3, 2012

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