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Placenta Percreta


Placenta percreta is the abnormal growth of the placenta, which provides life support to the growing fetus, through the uterine wall and sometimes into the bladder or rectum.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDeborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedFebruary 23, 2012

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