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Sonographic detection of an asymptomatic rupture of the uterus due to necrosis during the third trimester.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2898406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a report on the first sonographic detection of a silent rupture of the uterus in the 33rd week of pregnancy of a 35-year-old patient. On the basis of the clear sonographic picture immediate cesarean section was (considered) indicated in spite of lack of clinical symptoms. The intraoperative situs confirmed the sonographic diagnosis of a ruptured uterus related to an old cesarean section, combined with partial necrosis of the lower uterine segment.
R Osmers; R Ulbrich; A Schauer; W Kuhn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-08-08     Completed Date:  1988-08-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
University Gynecological Hospital, Goettingen, F.R.G.
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section / adverse effects*
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Surgical Wound Dehiscence / complications,  pathology
Uterine Rupture / diagnosis*,  etiology,  pathology
Uterus / pathology

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