abruptio placentae
Premature detachment of a normally situated placenta.

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ab·rup·tio pla·cen·tae ə-.brəp-shē-.ō-plə-'sent-(.)ē, -tē-.ō- n, pl abruptio pla·cen·ta·rum -.plas-ən-'tar-əm, -'tär- or ab·rup·ti·o·nes placentarum -shē-.ō-(.)nēz-, -tē-.ō-.nās- premature detachment of the placenta from the wall of the uterus called also ablatio placentae

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bleeding from a normally situated placenta causing its complete or partial detachment from the uterine wall after the 24th week of gestation. There may be varying degrees of shock; hypofibrinogenaemia (a blood coagulation defect) is a further complication. Abruptio placentae is often associated with hypertension and pre-eclampsia.

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premature detachment of a placenta, often attended by maternal systemic reactions in the form of shock, oliguria, and coagulation abnormalities.

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