Chronic primary uterine inversion: A delayed presentation of acute complication

Shah, Krupa H (2015) Chronic primary uterine inversion: A delayed presentation of acute complication. Journal of Cases on Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2 (1). pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

Inversion of uterus is an important obstetric clinical issue. Aeutc inversion, a life threatening complication, is reported as frequently as 80% of such cases. Since chronic and subacute inversion is rarer type, here we report a case of chronic uterine inversion. A 32-year-old, multipara woman presented with irregular bleeding and lower abdominal pain for two weeks. Complete uterine inversion was diagnosed among various differentials due to unique examination features. Uneventful reversion of uterus was done with Haultain's surgical procedure. Uterine suspension was done concomitantly. Thus, clinician should suspect uterine inversion in cases with persistent bleeding even after considerable period following vaginal delivery.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Uterine inversion; Haultain procedure; vaginal bleeding; vaginal delivery.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2015 06:59
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 14:08
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143360

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