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In brief: Placenta abruption

This is a separation of the placenta from the uterus wall.
This results in bleeding and potential compromise of the fetus. High blood pressure, eclamsia, and trauma are the most common causes.

In brief: Placenta abruption

This is a separation of the placenta from the uterus wall.
This results in bleeding and potential compromise of the fetus. High blood pressure, eclamsia, and trauma are the most common causes.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Placental bleed

Abruption is a bleed from the placenta; a disruption of either the mother or baby's blood supply.
Many causes: trauma, high blood pressure, drugs (cocaine), preterm labor, polyhydramnios. Can be very large or very small, so even US can miss a diagnosis. Symptoms: usually preterm contractions, sometimes vaginal bleed. Fetal monitoring is necessary. Wait, watch; abruption can self-heal sometimes.

In brief: Placental bleed

Abruption is a bleed from the placenta; a disruption of either the mother or baby's blood supply.
Many causes: trauma, high blood pressure, drugs (cocaine), preterm labor, polyhydramnios. Can be very large or very small, so even US can miss a diagnosis. Symptoms: usually preterm contractions, sometimes vaginal bleed. Fetal monitoring is necessary. Wait, watch; abruption can self-heal sometimes.
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