Placental gross/microscopic abnormalities, non-neoplastic
Reviewers: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 10 October 2011, last major update October 2011
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● Reported after prolonged total parenteral nutrition with lipid emulsions (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1995;119:555)
● Vacuolated syncytiotrophoblasts and Hofbauer cells which stain positively for Oil Red O
End of Placenta > Placental gross/microscopic abnormalities, non-neoplastic > Fat deposits
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