The black arrows ppoint to the increased numbers of nucleated cells in the maternal circulation between the villi.
The type of nucleated cells cannot be discerned at this magnification.
The villi are immature.
|Chronic Intervillositis ?|
May be associated with chronic non-specific villitis
May be associated with euploid spontaneous abortion
May be associated with decidual vascular thrombosis and euploid early spontaneous losses.
|General Gross Description|
No gross findings
|General Micro Description|
Accumulation of mononuclear cells (maternal CD3+ cells) in intervillous space
May accompany actual villitis
Benirschke K, Kaufmann P. Pathology of the human placenta, 3rd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1995, pp. 596-620.