Placenta accreta located in the posterior wall of the uterus: a case report

Sibel Ozler, Efser Oztas, Nezaket Kadioglu, Levent Sirvan, Ozlem Uzunlar, Turhan Caglar
2016 Medicine Science  
Abnormal invasive implantation of the placenta is thought to occur as a result of the defect in the decidua basalis of the women who have a history of cesarean delivery. Massive obstetric hemorrhage incidence is increased in placenta accreta cases. Although ultrasonographic and doppler examinations, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are widely used, the diagnosis of placenta accreta in the early pregnancy weeks is poor. Therefore, the presence of life-threatening vaginal bleeding in the
more » ... pregnancy weeks must create a suspicion of placenta accreta. In this report, we will present a second trimester placenta accreta case, which was located on the posterior uterine wall.
doi:10.5455/medscience.2016.05.8480 fatcat:5leqxqrey5dhpgpu2wl633x2la