Spontaneous infarction of placental chorioangioma and associated regression of hydrops fetalis

Cynthia Chazotte, Barbara Girz, Mordecai Koenigsberg, Wayne R. Cohen

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We report a case of a large chorioangioma diagnosed prenatally with concomitant meconium peritonitis and hydrops fetalis in the second trimester. Spontaneous regression of the tumor occurred, associated with some resolution of the fetal hydrops and delivery near term with good neonatal outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1180-1181
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number4 PART 1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1990



  • Chorioangioma
  • meconium peritonitis
  • nonimmunologic hydrops

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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