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Can placenta accreta resolve itself?

There have been documented cases in which placenta accreta has "resolved" itself. This means that it was decided to leave the placenta in the uterus after delivery. After a period of time, the placenta had been reabsorbed into the body. Of course, these women were in overall good health condition and appropriate measures to reduce bleeding were taken at delivery. In other words, this choice was not decided on in an emergency.

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