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the epithelial tissue of the endometrium

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53) In light of this, it is recommended that, in the setting of acute pelvic pain, the diagnosis of an intrauterine pregnancy not be definitively made until such time that a "double decidual sac" sign (corresponding to the concentric decidua parietalis and decidua capsularis), a yolk sac, fetal heart activity, or a fetal pole can be identified within the intrauterine sac (Figures 2 and 3).
38,97) I share the opinion that the presence of meconium macrophages is a nonspecific feature of fetal hypoxia and indicative of fetal stress, rather than distress, in most cases, (91) unless numerous meconium macrophages are seen deep in the decidua parietalis.