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Large Symptomatic Chorioangioma of Placenta; A Rare Complication of Pregnancy in Enugu, South East Nigeria

Journal: Open Journal of Tropical Medicine (Vol.2, No. 1)

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Page : 002-003

Keywords : Chorioangioma; Capillary type; Poly- hydramnios; Conservative management; Elective c-section;

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Chorioangioma is the most common non trophoblastic tumour of the placenta which can result to severe pregnancy complications with attendant maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality [1]. Most cases of chorioangiomas are small, microscopic and of no clinical important [2,3]. We present the very first case of large symptomatic chorioangioma managed successfully in University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu.

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