From Libre Pathology
Funisitis is inflammation of Wharton's jelly, the connective tissue of the umbilical cord. It is typically seen in conjunction of chorioamnionitis.
- Usually seen together with chorioamnionitis.
- Neutrophils in the vessels of the umbilical cord and Wharton's jelly.
- Wharton's jelly = connective tissue of the umbilical cord.
- Umbilical cord vasculitis - neutrophils only in the vessel wall.
- Focal inflammation.
- Diffuse inflammation.
- Necrosis - in umbilical vessels or Wharton jelly.
PLACENTA, UMBILICAL CORD AND FETAL MEMBRANES, BIRTH: - CHORIOAMNIONITIS. - THREE VESSEL UMBILICAL CORD WITH FUNISITIS. - PLACENTAL DISC WITH THIRD TRIMESTER VILLI. - TWO THROMBI OF THE PLACENTAL DISC (LARGEST 0.9 CM - MAXIMAL DIMENSION).