[Genesis of islands in the human placenta].

  • W D Krönicher
  • Published 1975 in
    Zeitschrift fur mikroskopisch-anatomische…


A fetal origin of the isalnds was supposed after light microscopical observations, investigated especially on young placentas. Electron microscopical examination confirm this supposition. The following facts prove, that the islands are products of the trophoblast: 1. The development of Langhans-cells to the differentiated cytotrophoblast, passing the state… (More)


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