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The placenta in preeclampsia and IUGR
  1. Drucilla J. Roberts (djroberts{at}
  1. Harvard Medical School, United States
    1. Miriam D. Post (mdpost{at}
    1. Massachusetts General Hospital, United States


      Placental examination in obstetric cases complicated by maternal or fetal disorders can provide insight into chronicity and etiology. This review considers two common complications of pregnancy, pre-eclampsia toxemia and intrauterine growth restriction and describes the placental pathologic features often present.

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