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Clinical Risk Factors Associated with Vasa Previa

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Vasa previa refers to the presence of large placental vessels crossing the cervical opening ahead of the presenting part. These vessels are relatively fragile and sensitive to trauma, which may result in sudden hemorrhage or thrombosis. Fetal demise may occur if the condition is not recognized and managed appropriately.

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