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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 913878, 3 pages
Case Report

Chorioangioma of Placenta: A Rare Placental Cause for Adverse Fetal Outcome

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, India
2Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Universty, Manipal 576104, India

Received 5 March 2012; Accepted 10 April 2012

Academic Editors: B. A. Gbolade, O. Picone, and B. Piura

Copyright © 2012 Sreelakshmi Kodandapani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Chorioangioma is a benign angioma of placenta arising from chorionic tissue. Large chorioangioma has unfavourable effects on both mother and fetus. We describe a case with large chorioangioma that had a poor outcome on the fetus. We also reviewed the literature on prognostic factors affecting fetal outcome.