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Is it possible for you to see a placental infarction on an ultrasound?

Is it possible for you to see a placental infarction on an ultrasound?

Difficult to see: Most placental infacts are difficult to see on ultrasound.Sometimes they may be seen as a hypoechoic region affecting the placenta. ...Read more

Infarction (Definition)

When the blood supply of a tissue is compromised by whatever mechanism, the tissue will stop working and if blood flow is not restored, the tissue will eventually die ("infarct", both verb and noun). The clinical picture that runs with development of an infarct ("heart attack"; ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: placenta infarction?

What is the definition or description of: placenta infarction?

Loss of blood supply: A placental infarction occurs when the blood supply to parts of the placenta has been disrupted. This can occur in a hypercoaguable state. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for placenta infarction?

What is the treatment for placenta infarction?

Here are my thoughts: Placental infarcts, if they occur in an ongoing pregnancy, would lead me to have concern for the well being of the fetus. So addressing the underlying disease that caused the infarcts is important. In addition testing of the fetus for its well being should occur. I might also treat the mom so that the fetus received the best placental function possible, examples: rest, hydration & possibly oxygen. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of placenta infarction?

What are the symptoms of placenta infarction?

HTN, FGR, oligo.: Placental infarction is a pathologically determined diagnosis that underlies a multitude of adverse perinatal outcomes such as fetal growth restriction, oligohydramnios, placental failure, preeclampsia/hypertension and placental abruption. It has symptoms of preeclampsia, small uterus and stillbirth. ...Read more

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Subchorionic hemorrhage, placental abruption, oligohydramnios (20w3d). What does this all mean? Is it serious?

Subchorionic hemorrhage, placental abruption, oligohydramnios (20w3d). What does this all mean? Is it serious?

Placenta: This means there is a collection of blood between the placenta and the uterine wall- therefore the abruption, the term oligohydramnios basically means low amniotic fluid and can have multiple causes including placenta dysfunction on the side of the mother, of problems with the fetus- problems with the kidneys. Please speak to your physician and seek a referral to a perinatologist. ...Read more

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Can an auto accident cause pontine lacunar infarction?

Not likely: The pons is one of the most frequent locations for lacunar infarcts in hypertensive and/or diabetic patients. In the context of a motor vehicle accident, this sound like a preexisting condition. ...Read more

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What are the differences between ischaemia and infarction in terms of definition,cause and clinical example?

What are the differences between ischaemia and infarction in terms of definition,cause and clinical example?

Ischemia infarction: Ischemia is decreased oxygenated blood flow and infarction is the death of that tissue. Atherosclerosis, inflammation, and clots can obstruct blood flow and lead to heart attacks and strokes. One hopes to prevent both with exercise and mediteranian diet and weight loss. ...Read more

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Myocardial infarction causes?

Myocardial infarction causes?

Many poss causes: Almost all heart attacks are the result of fatty deposits on the inside of arteries that break open and cause clotting which will blocks the artery (and the blood from flowing to the part of the heart the artery feeds). Family history, fatty diet, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and other disorders can all contribute to this process. ...Read more

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What can cause a myocardial infarction at age 30?

What can cause a myocardial infarction at age 30?

Heart attack: Premature coronary artery disease of atherosclerotic type can cause mi in young people, smoking, cocaine, inflammatory heart disease, some hyperthrombotic diseases, while uncommon that young, it definitely happens. ...Read more

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What is causes of myocardial infarction in young?

What is causes of myocardial infarction in young?

Variable: A congenital anomaly of one or more heart( coronary arteries) vessels high blood pressure high cholesterol high triglycerides smoking depends on what you mean as young? Cocaine abuse is a problem. ...Read more

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Placenta Infarction (Definition)

A placental infarction occurs when the blood supply to parts of the placenta has been disrupted. This can occur ...Read more


Infarct (Definition)

It means an area of tissue death due to lack of oxygen most commonly associated with ...Read more