Is there any connection between a two vessel cord and a placental abruption?

2 Vessel cord. A 2 vessel umbilical cord is associated with cardiac anomalies and chromosomal abnormalities, placental abruption is a common pregnancy complication, but is not particularly associated with 2 vessel cords.

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Is there any link between a two vessel cord and a placental abruption?

No. Two vessel cord (i.e. Single umbilical artery) is seen in ~1% of all babies and is generally a normal variant. There is no association with placental abruption which is a notoriously impossible diagnosis to predict on an individual basis. Single umbilical artery may be associated with increased risk for small and anomalious babies and requires frequent testing after 32 weeks (fetal surveillance). Read more...

Is there a connection between a two vessel cord and a placental abruption in pregnancy?

No. Two-vessel cord or single umbilical artery is not uncommon - 1-2% of all pregnancies have it. Abruption of the placenta is more rare (0.4-1%) and has not been associated with single umbilical artery. Read more...