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Pregnancy and Placental Lesions

Purpose:

To assess the degree of placental involvement by focal lesions such as infarcts.

Specialty:

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

O43

Description:

The size of many placental lesions correlates with their clinical significance, with small lesions having little import while large lesions can have devastating effects on the developing fetus. A common way of expressing the size of a lesion is the percent of the total placental plate volume affected.

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