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    Placenta abruptio

    Placenta abruptio

    Picture of placenta abruptio

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    Placenta abruptio is the early separation of the placenta from the uterine wall before the fetus is delivered.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
    Last Revised February 3, 2012

    Last Revised: February 3, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

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