Velamentous Cord: A Dangerous Case Complicated by a Rural PopulationMarshall Journal of Medicine Images
DescriptionA velamentous cord insertion occurs when the umbilical cord’s Wharton jelly fails to reach the placenta, due to early placental atrophy around the insertion site, leaving a segment of unprotected vessels running through the thin membranes of the amniotic sac. Figure 1 depicts the velamentous cord insertion.
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Citation InformationAdam M Franks, Carolyn Curtis and Shawndra Barker. "Velamentous Cord: A Dangerous Case Complicated by a Rural Population" (2015)
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