Cases
22-year-old woman with gestational diabetes    

History and images

Our appreciation is extended to Dr. Abdul Abid, University of Texas Medical Branch, for contributing this case.

History: A 22-year-old woman with gestational diabetes presented at 34 weeks gestation and delivered a healthy baby boy. The placenta was sent for a pathology exam. A gross exam revealed a singleton placenta (750 g) with a homogenous, well-circumscribed, yellow nodule at the periphery. Gross images are provided.

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What is the most likely diagnosis?
Chorangiosis
Teratoma
Infantile hemangioma
Chorangioma

What is the most common tumor of the placenta?
Chorangioma
Infantile hemangioma
Teratoma
Choriocarcinoma

Which of the following is often associated with chorangiosis?
Maternal obesity
Hypertension
Maternal diabetes
Prematurity