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Placenta accreta is the abnormal attachment of all or part of the placenta to the surface of the uterine wall. The placenta provides life support to the growing fetus.
Current as of: May 29, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC, FACOG - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology