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Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital: Case 34-2012: a 27-year-old woman in Ethiopia with severe pain, bleeding, and shock during labor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23134385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 27-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in Ethiopia because of severe abdominal pain during labor, with cessation of contractions. She had been in labor at home, pushing for 24 hours. On arrival at the hospital 3 hours later, she was in shock. A procedure was performed.
Birhanu Sendek Getahun; Melisachew M Yeshi; Drucilla J Roberts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Clinical Conference; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  367     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-08     Completed Date:  2012-11-19     Revised Date:  2013-02-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1839-45     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gondar College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Pain / etiology*
Cephalopelvic Disproportion*
Diagnosis, Differential
Obstetric Labor Complications*
Uterine Hemorrhage / etiology
Uterine Inertia / etiology
Uterine Rupture / diagnosis*,  prevention & control,  therapy
Uterus / pathology*
Comment In:
N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 21;368(8):777-8   [PMID:  23425184 ]
N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 21;368(8):778   [PMID:  23425185 ]
N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 21;368(8):778   [PMID:  23425183 ]

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