Umbilical Vascular Myonecrosis

  • Rebecca N. Baergen


Intrauterine passage of meconium is common. Prolonged meconium exposure in utero is less common but may be associated with umbilical vascular myonecrosis (medial smooth muscle degeneration) and associated with adverse perinatal outcomes.


Adverse outcome Meconium Myonecrosis Placenta 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Surgical PathologyNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell MedicineNew YorkUSA

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