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Spontaneous rupture of a uterine vein during labor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  715498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous rupture of a utero-ovarian vein during pregnancy is a serious complication that is likely to be misdiagnosed because of its rarity. In this report, a 23-year-old multiparous woman, 39 weeks pregnant, with a history of a previous salpingo-oophorectomy, had symptoms suggestive of a massive intraperitoneal hemorrhage. At exploratory laparotomy she was found to have a torn uterine varix. A 5 lb boy was delivered by cesarean section. Mother and son survived.
Authors:
P LaRose; P K Sehdeva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1978 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-15     Completed Date:  1979-01-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1446-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cesarean Section
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Obstetric Labor Complications*
Pregnancy
Rupture, Spontaneous
Shock, Hemorrhagic / etiology*
Uterine Rupture / complications
Uterus / blood supply*
Veins

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