Massive placental perivillous fibrinoid deposition in the placenta is thought to be an immune-related condition associated with poor perinatal outcomes, including growth restriction and intrauterine fetal demise, with a high risk of recurrence. Rare cases have been associated with Coxsackievirus infection. We present such a case and review the literature.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Coxsackievirus A16 infection
- Hand-footmouth disease
- Intrauterine fetal death
- Massive placental perivillous fibrinoid deposition