Placenta Accreta

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Placenta accreta is the abnormal attachment of all or part of the placenta to the surface of the uterine wall. The placenta provides life support to the growing fetus.

Current as of: May 22, 2015

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology