Thrombosis of the umbilical vessels revisited. An observational study of 317 consecutive autopsies at a single institution.

@article{Avagliano2010ThrombosisOT,
  title={Thrombosis of the umbilical vessels revisited. An observational study of 317 consecutive autopsies at a single institution.},
  author={Laura Avagliano and Anna Maria Marconi and Massimo Candiani and Antonino Barbera and Gaetano Pietro Bulfamante},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 7},
  pages={971-9}
}
Thrombosis of the umbilical vessels has been associated with conditions like fetal death, cerebral palsy, and severe fetal distress, which are common causes for litigation in today's obstetrics practice. Although different anatomical conditions of the umbilical cord as well as maternal or fetal pathologies are considered risk factors, the etiology of thrombosis of the umbilical vessels is still obscure in many cases that pathologists handle. We diagnosed 32 cases of umbilical vessel thrombosis… CONTINUE READING

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