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Placenta abruptio

Baby in uterus, showing placenta separated from wall of uterus and bleeding

Placenta abruptio is the early separation of the placenta from the wall of the uterus before the fetus is delivered. This can cause serious problems, including bleeding.

Current as of: June 16, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review:

Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine

Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine

William Gilbert MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

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