Category: <span>Pregnancy & Childbirth 2</span>

The umbilical cord is a vital lifeline for the fetus. It ensures well being and proper development of the fetus. Yet it is vulnerable to various abnormalities such as torsion, kinking and compression. The umbilical cord develops as early as …

Circumvallate placenta is a structural variant of placenta which is characterized by chorionic plate being too small on the fetal side of placenta. The disparity of two sides of plate leads the membrane of fetal and placental side to fold …

True knot in umbilical cord is formation of knot in the umbilical cord of the fetus inside the uterus. Umbilical cord is a tube like structure that connects the baby in womb with mother. One end of the cord is …

Chronic deciduitis is condition related to chronic inflammation of placenta. Inflammatory changes are observed predominantly on the maternal side of placenta. Inflammation occurs typically when the white blood cells penetrate into the placenta. The two most common triggers presumed to …

The umbilical cord is like a tube connecting the fetus and placenta. In fact it is considered to be the main supply line for the fetus. The two arteries and one vein of umbilical cord carry blood back and forth …