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  1. Placenta accreta

    Placenta accreta is a severe obstetric complication involving an abnormally deep attachment of the placenta to the myometrium, without penetrating it. Thus, the placenta grows completely through the endometrium. The placenta usually detaches from the uterine wall relatively easily, but women who encounter placenta accreta during childbirth are at great risk of hemorrhage during its removal. This commonly requires surgery to stem the bleeding and fully remove the placenta, and in severe forms can often lead to a hysterectomy or be fatal.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Placenta Accreta

    Abnormal placentation in which all or parts of the PLACENTA are attached directly to the MYOMETRIUM due to a complete or partial absence of DECIDUA. It is associated with POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE because of the failure of placental separation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placenta accreta in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placenta accreta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Kim Kardashian:

    Right after delivery, the placenta usually then comes out. Kim Kardashian did not, my placenta stayed attached inside my uterus, which is a condition called placenta accreta. This is a high-risk condition that happens when the placenta grows too deeply into the uterine wall.

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