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Introduction: Chorioamnionitis

Description of Chorioamnionitis

Chorioamnionitis: An inflammatory process involving the chorion, its fetal blood vessels, the umbilical cord, and the amnion by extension of the inflammation, as the amnion itself has no blood supply. This inflammatory process is potentially fatal to mother and fetus.
Source: Diseases Database

Chorioamnionitis: INFLAMMATION of the placental membranes (CHORION; AMNION) and connected tissues such as fetal BLOOD VESSELS and UMBILICAL CORD. It is often associated with intrauterine ascending infections during PREGNANCY.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Chorioamnionitis

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Chorioamnionitis

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