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ACUTE PUERPERAL UTERINE INVERSION: CASE REPORT | SEQUEIRA | East African Medical Journal
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ACUTE PUERPERAL UTERINE INVERSION: CASE REPORT

E. SEQUEIRA, Y. PATEL SUMMARY

Abstract


SUMMARY
Acute puerperal uterine inversion is a rare but potentially fatal obstetric emergency in which the
uterine fundus collapses into the uterine cavity. Maternal mortality is high unless the condition is
recognised and quickly corrected. The duration of time elapsed from moment of diagnosis to that
of correction, along with rapid resuscitation measures are of utmost importance in its prognosis.
A recent case managed successfully is described followed by a short review of the literature.

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