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2000-09-04-06 Amniotic  Lipoma of the placenta ©Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD www.thefetus.net/
Lipoma of the placenta

Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD

Most masses of the placenta are either chorioangiomas or old blood clots. Occasionally a fibroid can impose for a placental mass. This is a lipoma of the placenta. Note how anechoic it appeared on ultrasound.

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