Placenta Accreta and Percreta

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The incidence of abnormally adherent placenta (accreta/percreta) has increased 10-fold in the past 50 years, predominantly due to the increased use of cesarean section delivery. The causes, clinical correlates, and pathology of these conditions are discussed in this article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-197
Number of pages17
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


  • Hysterectomy
  • Myometrium (pathology)
  • Placenta accreta
  • Placenta increta
  • Placenta percreta
  • Pregnancy
  • Uterus (pathology)


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