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Sonographic Evaluation of the Normal and Abnormal Placenta


1. By _________ weeks' gestation end diastolic flow appears in the umbilical artery.

a. 10 weeks

b. 12 weeks

c. 14 weeks

d. 16 weeeks

e. 18 weeks


2. Trophotropism refers to the process by which villi develop in the uterine fundus and atrophy in the lower uterine segment.

a. True

b. False


3. Thick "jelly-like" placentas are associated with all of the following, except:

a. Defective transformation of the spiral arteries

b. Macrosomia

c. Pre-eclampsia

d. Elevated 2nd trimester alphafetoportein


4. The incidence of placenta previa at term is approximately:

a. 0.25%

b. 0.5%

c. 1.0%

d. 1.5%


5. Predisposing factors for placenta previa include all of the following, except:

a. Advanced maternal age

b. Nulliparity

c. Prior cesarean section

d. Uterine curettage

e. Maternal cigarette smoking



6. Transvaginal sonography has been used to define a low-lying placenta as _________ cm from the internal cervical os.

a.  0.5 cm

b. 1.0 cm

c. 1.5 cm

d. 2.0 cm

e. 2.5 cm


7.  The sensitivity of an ultrasound examination in the detection of placental abruption is:

a. 5-10%

b. 10-20%

c. 25-50%

d. 50-75%



8. The incidence of placenta accreta has been decreasing over the past 70 years.

a. True

b. False


9. Sonographic findings associated with placenta accreta include all of the following, except:

a. Loss of the hypoechoic interface between the placenta and myometrium

b. Placental lucunae

c. Interruption of the bladder/uterine interface

d. Placenta previa

e. Polyhydramnios


10. The polyhydramnios associated with chorioangiomas is due to a transudate through the walls of the abnormal vessels within the placental tumor:

a. True

b. False




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