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Causes of Placenta previa

Causes of Placenta previa

Placenta previa may be caused by an abnormally large placenta (related to carrying twins, triplets, etc), an irregularly shaped uterus or scars in the lining (endometrium) of the uterus. Women who smoke have a higher risk of developing placenta previa.

Causes of Placenta previa (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Placenta previa that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Placenta previa Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Placenta previa:

Placenta previa: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Placenta previa, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Placenta previa:

Placenta previa: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Placenta previa: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Placenta previa as a symptom:

Conditions listing Placenta previa as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Placenta previa. Our database lists the following as having Placenta previa as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Placenta previa:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Placenta previa may be found in:


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