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==Background==
 
==Background==
 
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#painless bleeding from fetal origin
 
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#mother's life not in danger
-painless bleeding from fetal origin.
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#defect in placental formation
 
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# umbilical vessels travel through placental membranes unsupported by other placental tissue
- mother's life not in danger
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# also caused by extra lobe on placnta
 
 
-defect in placental formation- umbilical vessels travel through
 
 
 
placental membranes unsupported by other placental tissue. also caused
 
 
 
by extra lobe on placnta
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Diagnosis==
 
==Diagnosis==
 
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# suspect of mother with min vag bleeding and no pain, no contractions, no mat symptoms but fetus with signficant distress
 
 
- suspect of mother with min vag bleeding and no pain, no
 
 
 
contractions, no mat symptoms but fetus with signficant distress
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Treatment==
 
==Treatment==
 
 
 
c-section
 
c-section
 
 
 
  
 
[[Category:OB/GYN]]
 
[[Category:OB/GYN]]

Revision as of 00:30, 29 March 2011

Background

  1. painless bleeding from fetal origin
  2. mother's life not in danger
  3. defect in placental formation
  4. umbilical vessels travel through placental membranes unsupported by other placental tissue
  5. also caused by extra lobe on placnta

Diagnosis

  1. suspect of mother with min vag bleeding and no pain, no contractions, no mat symptoms but fetus with signficant distress

Treatment

c-section