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placental chronic villitis

Thursday 27 January 2005

Placental chronic villitis was observed 2.12% of histologically examined placentas.

Synopsis

- infiltrating lymphocytes

Etiology

- placental CMV infection (9%) (8056423)

See also

- generalized fetal CMV infection

References

- Nakamura Y, Sakuma S, Ohta Y, Kawano K, Hashimoto T. Detection of the human cytomegalovirus gene in placental chronic villitis by polymerase chain reaction. Hum Pathol. 1994 Aug;25(8):815-8. PMID: 8056423