Recurrent uterine rupture after abdominal pregnancy

Authors: Kinzler, W. L.; Scorza, W. E.; Vintzileos, A. M.

Source: Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Volume 10, Number 6, 1 December 2001 , pp. 423-425(3)

Publisher: Informa Healthcare

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Abstract:

Uterine rupture can occur at any time throughout gestation. We present a woman with a previous Cesarean section followed by an abdominal pregnancy. In her next pregnancy, complete uterine rupture resulted in an emergency laparotomy. This case is unique in that it gives insight into the variable presentations of uterine rupture and the risks associated with prior Cesarean sections.

Keywords: ABDOMINAL PREGNANCY; UTERINE RUPTURE

Document Type: Case Report

Publication date: December 1, 2001

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