Placental Abruption

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In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan.
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Placental abruption is the early separation of a placenta from the lining of the uterus before completion of the second stage of labor. It is one of the causes of bleeding during the second half of pregnancy. Placental abruption is a relatively rare but serious complication of pregnancy and placed the well-being of both mother and fetus at risk. Placental abruption is also called abruptio placentae.

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