Eosinophilic/T-cell chorionic vasculitis.

  title={Eosinophilic/T-cell chorionic vasculitis.},
  author={Robert B Fraser and James R. Wright},
  journal={Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society},
  volume={5 4},
Chorionic vasculitis is the hallmark of a fetal response in chorioamnionitis. There are five highly characteristic findings: (1) leukocyte migration is not concentric but rather radiates toward the infected amniotic fluid; (2) the infiltrate is primarily neutrophils; (3) multiple chorionic vessels, first veins and then arteries, are usually involved; (4) the infiltrate never extends into the vasculature of stem villi; and (5) it is rare in the absence of chorioamnionitis (or its precursors… CONTINUE READING

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