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Acute inversion of the uterus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  622224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute inversion of the uterus is a rare emergency that occurs during the third stage of labor. Three cases of this complication are reported. General anesthesia, fundal pressure on a soft uterus, fundal implantation of the placenta, and adherent placenta were identified as the possible causes. Prompt recognition and replacement are essential in the management to preempt morbidities and mortality. The prevention, etiology, and management of this serious complication are discussed.
W K Lee; M S Baggish; M Lashgari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1978 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-03-10     Completed Date:  1978-03-10     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  144-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Embryo Implantation
Labor Stage, Third
Obstetric Labor Complications / etiology,  therapy*
Placenta Diseases / complications
Uterine Contraction
Uterine Diseases / etiology,  therapy*

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