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Placenta increta is the abnormal growth of the placenta, which
supplies life support to the growing fetus, into the muscle of the uterine wall
(myometrium). All or part of the placenta can be abnormally attached.
Current as of:
March 16, 2017
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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