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Chronic Histiocytic Intervillositis

  • Eoghan E. MooneyEmail author
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Abstract

Chronic histiocytic intervillositis (CHIV) is a rare inflammatory condition that is associated with a poor perinatal outcome, including fetal growth restriction and perinatal loss. It may recur in subsequent pregnancies. Recognition of CHIV by pathologists, and explanation of the significance of this finding to clinicians, is important in patient care.

Keywords

Inflammation Intervillositis Recurrent loss Fetal growth restriction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineNational Maternity HospitalDublinIreland

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