Which perinatal events are associated with chorioamnionitis?

Updated: May 08, 2018
  • Author: Fayez M Bany-Mohammed, MD; Chief Editor: Ted Rosenkrantz, MD  more...
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Clinical events associated with chorioamnionitis include the following:

  • History of premature birth (with increasing risk at earlier gestational age)
  • Presence of premature labor
  • Preterm premature rupture of fetal membranes (before labor onset)
  • Prolonged rupture of the fetal membranes (>18 hours)

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