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Definition / general
- Increased numbers of trophoblastic syncytial knots, often due to maternal hypertension or uteroplacental insufficiency
- Often seen in association with terminal villous hypoplasia
- Inadequate maternal perfusion (diabetes, hypertension)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Increased syncytial knotting
- Changes of hypertension / preeclampsia / decidual vasculopathy may be present in the decidua