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Studying the Histomorphology of the Umbilical Cord Vessels with the Neonatal Profile: Experience at our Centre

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 2)

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Page : 1542-1542

Keywords : umbilical cord; single umbilical artery; neonatal outcome;

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The umbilical cord is an important vascular appendage in the fetal well-being. Pre-natal and post-natal examination of the placenta form cornerstones for studying the anomalies of umbilical cord and predicting the fetal outcome. The prenatal Ultrasonography forms an indispensable part in the antenatal follow up of all pregnant ladies. However, unbooked pregnancies, loss to follow up and inadequate antenatal workup imposts a huge diagnostic challenge on the pathologist while studying the histomorphology of the placenta. Normally, the umbilical cord of the fetus contains three vessels, one umbilical vein and two arteries

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