OJPed  Vol.5 No.1 , March 2015
Severe Anemia and Thrombocytopenia in a Premature Associated with a Large Placental Chorioangioma
Abstract: Chorioangioma is a tumor of vascular placental origin, the most frequent among primary placental non-trophoblastic tumors; however, it is found in about 1% of placental pathology case studies. Most of the chorioangiomas found are small, asymptomatic lesions that are only found postnatally after careful slicing of the placenta [1]. Larger tumors, particularly those measuring more than 4 cm, are rarely seen in obstetric practice but are clinically significant. In this case report, we will show you the premature with large chorioangioma and we will tell the treatment we take to cure the baby successfully.
Cite this paper: Jiang, H. , Liu, Y. and Sun, M. (2015) Severe Anemia and Thrombocytopenia in a Premature Associated with a Large Placental Chorioangioma. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 5, 45-48. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2015.51009.

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