Placental pathology and antiphospholipid antibodies: a descriptive study.

@article{Salafia1997PlacentalPA,
  title={Placental pathology and antiphospholipid antibodies: a descriptive study.},
  author={Carolyn M. Salafia and F Susan Cowchock},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={435-41}
}
We described placental pathology in antiphospholipid antibody (APL) syndrome, APL and no history of recurrent pregnancy loss, and in treated and untreated pregnancies of APL syndrome. Thirty-nine pregnancies of 28 patients were studied: 23 placentas delivered from 23 women with APL (13 with APL syndrome and 10 with serological APL); 8 untreated miscarriages before APL diagnosis from 6 of the 13 patients with APL syndrome and 1 of 10 with serological APL; and 8 miscarriages by 5 additional women… CONTINUE READING