Placenta percreta: A placenta that invades the uterine wall. In placenta percreta, the vascular processes of the chorion (the chorionic villi), a fetal membrane that enters into the formation of the placenta, may invade the full thickness of the myometrium. This can cause an incomplete rupture of the uterus. The chorionic villi can go right on thro
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The placenta invades the uterine wall. In placenta percreta, the chorionic villi (the vascular processes of the chorion, a foetal membrane that enters into the formation of the placenta) may invade the full thickness of the myometrium (the muscular portion of the uterus) causing an incomplete rupture of the uterus. Or the chorionic villi can go rig
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(plә-sen´tә pәr-kre´tә) placenta accreta with invasion of the myometrium to the peritoneal covering, sometimes causing rupture of the uterus.
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. the term applied when the villi have invaded the full thickness of myometrium to or through the serosa of the uterus, causing incomplete or complete uterine rupture, respectively.
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A severe complication of pregnancy in which the placenta attaches itself too deep into the wall of the uterus, involves the uterine muscles and other surrounding organs, such as the bladder. Possible causes of the condition include a previous cesarean section or placenta previa. Complications arising from the condition include preterm labor, uter..
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