Disease Information for Placenta previa

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bleeding in first trimester
Bleeding in pregnancy
Bleeding in third trimester
Second trimester bleeding
Uterine Bleeding
Vaginal Bleeding
Vaginal Bleeding/First Trimester
Vaginal Bleeding/Pregnancy
Vaginal Bleeding/Second Trimester
Typical Clinical Presentation
Presentation/Obstetrics emergency
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Heavy Painless Third Trimester Bleed
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Lethal Potential
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Cesarean section
Past history/Induced abortion
Established Disease Population
Patient/Advanced maternal age pregnancy/status
Patient/Labor status
Patient/Multiparous
Patient/Pregnant
Patient/Pregnant, third trimester
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Female
Population/Female-only/limit
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Fetal Moniter/Fetal Distress Signs
Ultrasound
Transvaginal Ultrasound Abnormal
Ultrasound/Abnormal Placenta scan
Ultrasound/Pelvic area abnormalities
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Abortion/miscarriage
Placenta Abruptio
Associated Disease & Complications
Birth Asphyxia Syndrome/Hypoxic event
Breech/difficulty delivery/lie
Death Outcome
Premature labor/Preterm labor
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Fetal/conceptual products (category)
CLASS/Fetus disorder (ex)
CLASS/Placenta disorder (ex).
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
TX/Amniocentesis Indication
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Cesarean
Other Treatments
TX/Delivery/fetus/baby.
Definition

A placenta which develops in the lower uterine segment, in the zone of dilatation, so that it covers or adjoins the internal os. Painless hemorrhage in the last trimester, particularly during the eighth month, is the most common symptom. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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