Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Malaria: Placental Insufficiency

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4739-1

This effect inside malaria-infected pregnant women leads often to fetal growth restriction being based on the facts of deterioration in placental function, thus ending in a decrease in transplacental transfer of oxygen and nutrients.

Keywords

Pregnant Woman Growth Restriction Fetal Growth Fetal Growth Restriction Placental Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany