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Had my pregnancy ultrasound today but on the films I noticed my placenta had like holed?
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Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No problem
Your placenta is likey fine.
You may have seen a dark area on the placenta which was normal. You may have been looking at a cross section through a vessel, a "placental lake, " possibly artifact on the scan. Don't worry. Wait on your result and speak to your md. Enjoy your pregnancy! congratulations:)!

In brief: No problem
Your placenta is likey fine.
You may have seen a dark area on the placenta which was normal. You may have been looking at a cross section through a vessel, a "placental lake, " possibly artifact on the scan. Don't worry. Wait on your result and speak to your md. Enjoy your pregnancy! congratulations:)!
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Normal
Hypoechogenic areas (dark areas, or "holes") are usually fluid collections.
On the placenta, these are commonly small venous pools or "lakes" depending on their size. Not to worry, they're benign and rarely associated with placental dysfunction. Ask your OB to review these with you so they can see what your concerns are.

In brief: Normal
Hypoechogenic areas (dark areas, or "holes") are usually fluid collections.
On the placenta, these are commonly small venous pools or "lakes" depending on their size. Not to worry, they're benign and rarely associated with placental dysfunction. Ask your OB to review these with you so they can see what your concerns are.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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