Fat deposits in the placenta following maternal total parenteral nutrition with intravenous lipid emulsion.

@article{Jasnosz1995FatDI,
  title={Fat deposits in the placenta following maternal total parenteral nutrition with intravenous lipid emulsion.},
  author={Katherine M. Jasnosz and J J Pickeral and Scott Graner},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={119 6},
  pages={555-7}
}
Total parenteral nutrition with parenteral lipid emulsion is being used with increased frequency in malnourished pregnant women. Placentas examined in 20 reported cases of maternal hyperalimentation with lipid emulsions have been described as normal. We report a case of a 31-year-old pregnant woman who received total parenteral nutrition with daily lipid emulsions for 8 weeks. Intrauterine fetal death was diagnosed at 22 weeks' gestation. The tan-yellow, pale placenta showed vacuolated… CONTINUE READING