Giant chorioangioma with severe polyhydramnios presenting with abruptio placenta: a case report

Subashchandra R. Mudanur, Shreedevi D. Kori, Rajasri G. Yaliwal, Preeti S. Malapure


Chorioangioma is the most common non trophoblastic tumor of the placenta which can result in pregnancy complications with attendant maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity.Although majority of them are asymptomatic, clinical course depends mainly on the size of the neoplasm.We present a case of  large symptomatic placental chorioangioma managed successfully at Shri B M Patil Medical College,Vijayapura.The patient presented with acute features of abruptio placenta secondary to sudden decompression of uterus with polyhydramnios associated with large placental capillary chorioangioma of 10 cm size.Immediate intervention with Emergency LSCS helped rescue the baby of Intauterine demise and possible hemorrhagic morbidity in the mother.Further gross and histological examination confirmed the diagnosis.


Chorioangioma, Polyhydramnios, Pregnancy disorders, Ultrasonography placental tumor

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