Due to cross sections of deeply infolded villous contours,
Increased in triploid gestations, particularly partial moles.
May also be increased in aneuploid gestations with other chromsome counts
|General Gross Description|
|General Microscopic Description|
Intravillus finding composed of syncytio- and/or cytotrophoblast
Maternal blood may be contained within the inclusion
Benirschke K, Kaufmann P. Pathology of the human placenta, 3rd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1995, pp. 670-671.
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|Synopsis by: Melinda Sanders M.D. (T88100M20000)