Variation in cord insertion

Case contributed by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody

Patient Data

Age: Not applicable
Gender: Female

Normal umbilical cord is inserted at center of placental bulk, as shown in the diagram


Two closely associated cord insertion possibilities are shown in diagrams, where cord is inserted at margin of placenta.

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Case information

rID: 13463
Published: 13th Apr 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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