Amnion nodosum

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Amnion nodosum are nodules on the fetal surface of the amnion, and is frequently present in oligohydramnios.[1] The nodules are composed of squamous cell aggregates derived from the vernix caseosa on the fetal skin.


  1. ^ Adeniran AJ, Stanek J, (2007). "Amnion nodosum revisited: clinicopathologic and placental correlations". Arch Pathol Lab Med 131 (12): 1829–33. doi:10.1043/1543-2165(2007)131[1829:ANRCAP]2.0.CO;2. PMID 18081444.