Placenta pp 553-571 | Cite as

Miscellaneous Conditions

  • F. Strauss
  • K. Benirschke
  • Shirley G. Driscoll
Part of the Handbuch der Speziellen Pathologischen Anatomie und Histologie book series (SPEZIELLEN, volume 7/5)


There must be a large number of maternal and fetal diseases which have effects on placental structure and, perhaps, placental function. A few such conditions have been specifically investigated and structural changes described; in others no pathologic features were recognized in placentas studied by the usual techniques. A majority of significant maternal diseases coincident with pregnancy, however, has not been studied adequately and little information is available.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Strauss
    • 1
  • K. Benirschke
    • 2
  • Shirley G. Driscoll
    • 3
  1. 1.BernSchweiz
  2. 2.HanoverUSA
  3. 3.BostonUSA

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