chorionitis


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chorionitis

[‚kȯr·ē·ə′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
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m demonstrated no cases of villitis and a higher incidence of chorionitis in placentas from HIV-positive women and p24 antigen within trophoblastic cells, contrary to other studies.
Cytokine concentrations in specimens from women with medical record documentation of chorionitis, chorioamnionitis, cervicitis, or bacterial vaginosis were not significantly different from those from women without documentation of infection.
Their study also found that the existing pathology reports for these specimens from routine histology examinations conducted at the time of delivery were in substantial agreement with expert review for the presence of any subchorionitis, chorionitis, or chorioamnionitis.