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Volume 12, Number 1, February 2022, pages 49-52

Extreme Elevation of Alkaline Phosphatase in a Pregnancy Complicated by Uncontrolled Chronic Hypertension and Its Association With Placental Pathology


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Trend of alkaline phosphatase (ALP) over time.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Placental villous histology. (a) H&E-stained image with chorionic villi and intervillous space filled with mononuclear cells (× 20 magnification). (b) IHC image with chorionic villi and cells both in villi and in the “maternal” intervillous space (+) for CD68 (arrow), a macrophage marker. H&E: hematoxylin and eosin; IHC: immunohistochemistry.