Marginal cord insertion

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Routine 20/40 anomaly scan.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

The umbilical cord is seen inserting within 2 cm of the placental margin. 

Case Discussion

Marginal cord insertion is a type of abnormal cord insertion and occurs in ~7% of pregnancies. 

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Case information

rID: 37341
Published: 18th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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