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Placenta increta is the abnormal growth of the placenta, which supplies life support to the growing fetus, into the muscle of the uterine wall (myometrium). All or part of the placenta can be abnormally attached.
Current as of:
November 21, 2017
Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology