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Midtrimester uterine rupture. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8778419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Uterine rupture during the second trimester is a rare obstetric emergency. There have been 31 reported cases since 1968, with 25 occurring during elective termination of pregnancy. Four cases occurred in patients with transverse lower uterine segment cesarean scars. CASE: In this case, uterine rupture of a classical cesarean scar occurred during second-trimester termination. CONCLUSION: This is the first reported case of rupture of a classical cesarean scar during second-trimester pregnancy termination.
S G Levrant; M Wingate
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of reproductive medicine     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0024-7758     ISO Abbreviation:  J Reprod Med     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-16     Completed Date:  1996-09-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0173343     Medline TA:  J Reprod Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Induced / adverse effects*
Cesarean Section / adverse effects*
Cicatrix / complications*
Diagnosis, Differential
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Uterine Rupture / complications,  diagnosis,  etiology*

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