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Placenta, Retained MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Placenta, Retained
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.590.767
Unique ID
D018457
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018457
Annotation
check the tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Scope Note
A placenta that fails to be expelled after BIRTH of the FETUS. A PLACENTA is retained when the UTERUS fails to contract after the delivery of its content, or when the placenta is abnormally attached to the MYOMETRIUM.
Entry Term(s)
Retained Placenta
Previous Indexing
Placenta (1966-1994)
Placenta Diseases (1970-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/16
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Placenta, Retained Preferred
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