W0044696 Sickle cell disease: placenta
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Sickle cell disease: placenta

This is a medium power view of the placenta from a woman with homozygous (SS) disease, following delivery of her baby. It shows sickled red blood cells in the maternal sinus. The placental villi are stained blue. Trichrome stain.
Light microscopy
Second half 20th century Published: –

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