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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2013, 1(1), 9-11
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-1-1-4
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Subacute Puerperal Third Degree Uterine Inversion- A Rare Case

Dr Swati Agrawal1, 2, , Dr Kumar Jayant3, Dr Susheela Khoiwal4 and Dr Rajendra Agrawal2

1Department of Obs & Gynae, M. S R. N. T Medical College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

2Department of Surgery, Sudha Hospital and Medical Research Center, Kota, Rajasthan, India

3Department of Surgery, M.S. PGIMER Chandigarh, Sudha Hospital and Medical Research Center, Kota, Rajasthan, India

4Department of Obs & Gynae, RNT Medical College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Pub. Date: December 11, 2013

Cite this paper:
Dr Swati Agrawal, Dr Kumar Jayant, Dr Susheela Khoiwal and Dr Rajendra Agrawal. Subacute Puerperal Third Degree Uterine Inversion- A Rare Case. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2013; 1(1):9-11. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-1-1-4

Abstract

Acute uterine inversion is a life threatening and unpredictable obstetric emergency which if ignored can lead to severe haemorrhage and shock which may be out of proportion to haemorrhage. When managed promptly and aggressively, uterine inversion can result in minimal maternal morbidity and mortality. Incidence of puerperal uterine inversion greatly varies in literature ranging from 1:2500 to 1:20000. If the condition is promptly recognized before incarceration, manual repositioning of the uterus may be successful. However in neglected uterine inversion, incarceration may occur due to constriction ring formation, necessitating surgical intervention. Here we present a case of neglected subacute uterine inversion managed by Haultain`s repair.

Keywords:
uterine inversion obstetric emergency Haultain method

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