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.