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Incarceration of the gravid uterus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3662169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Incarceration of the gravid uterus is a rare but serious complication of pregnancy. Reported is the case of a gravida 2, para 1 26-year-old woman who presented with lower abdominal pain. The patient was 14 weeks pregnant and presented with a one-day history of abdominal pain and vaginal discharge. Examination revealed a retroflexed uterus with the cervical opening pointing toward the anterior abdominal wall. An ultrasound revealed a uterus incarcerated between the sacral promontory and the pubis. Manual reduction was performed successfully in the emergency department.
H W Meislin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of emergency medicine     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0196-0644     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1987 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-29     Completed Date:  1987-10-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8002646     Medline TA:  Ann Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1177-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson.
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MeSH Terms
Pregnancy Complications*
Uterus / abnormalities*

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