2000-10-30-14 Placenta percreta © Duque http://www.thefetus.net/
Jose Luis Duque, MD
Medicina Perinatal, Bogotá Colombia
This is a case of placenta percreta with invasion into the bladder.
Accreta = abnormal adhesion of the placenta with absence of the decidua basalis (the stratum spongiosum, in particular)
Increta = invasion of the myometrium
Percreta = invasion through the serosa of the uterus