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Placental polyp: What is it?

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Placental polyp is called a pathological growth, formed of parts of the placenta left in the uterine cavity. May have a thin stalk or a wide base. According to foreign experts, polyps, placenta naladitsya somewhere in 0.36% of births.

This gynecological problem is regarded as abnormal growths, because the polyp alone persists, and is accompanied by bleeding and is the cause of development of serious complications such as: endometritis, anemia, infertility and sepsis. More information about placental polyp can be read .



the Formation of this pathology is preceded by interrupted or ended the pregnancy. The outcome of the pregnancy itself, thus, can be varied:

  • a miscarriage (spontaneous termination);
  • birth (caesarean or natural);
  • missed abortion;
  • medical abortion.

But the beginning of the development of polyp in all cases give delayed in the uterine cavity lobules of the placenta or else immured in thrombotic masses or layers fibrinoid placental villi.

Tightly attached to the uterine wall fragment of placental tissue that is left in its cavity, over a short period of time covered by fibrin clots and blood, well, grows connective tissue. If you look superficially, the placental polyp is a mushroom-shaped or decumbent (flat) growth.



the Main symptom is bleeding, which is often perceived by the fairer sex as a natural phenomena after the transferred of events. But due to placental polyp spotting, in contrast to the physiological postpartum hemorrhage, appear very late, and unlike post-abortion bleeding persist more than a long time. Initially spotting a very poor, but over time they increase greatly and lead to dizziness, rapid weakness, fatigue, and pallor of the skin. Due to blood loss may develop severe anemia during infection - sepsis, endometritis, and when not treated - infertility.



the Only method today is to remove the polyp surgically.

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