Elyzabeth Avvad-Portari

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Placentae from patients with preeclampsia (PE) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) present many alterations that may impair materno-fetal exchange. We investigated the distribution of contractile cells and fibrillin-1 in terminal villi of term placentae from patients with PE or SLE and compared to control placentae. Stroma in terminal villi exhibited(More)
We describe the first case of prenatally detected teratoma of the fetal abdomen wall using ultrasound and fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A heterogeneous mass, partly solid and cystic, originating from the anterior abdominal wall of the fetus close to an omphalocele sac was detected by means of 2D/3D ultrasound and MRI. Amniodrainage was performed(More)
A major concern associated with ZIKV infection is the increased incidence of microcephaly with frequent calcifications in infants born from infected mothers. To date, postmortem analysis of the central nervous system (CNS) in congenital infection is limited to individual reports or small series. We report a comprehensive neuropathological study in ten(More)
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