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Submucous fibroid: a case report.
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PMID:  21670787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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An unusual case of non-puerperal uterine inversion is presented. The patient, a 37 year old multipara who had been earlier diagnosed with uterine fibroids, subsequently developed a protrusion from the vagina having declined surgery. The mass had become necrotic and infected at the time of presentation. Uterine inversion was diagnosed clinically and further confirmed at surgery where a vaginal hysterectomy was carried out. Uterine inversion is a rare condition not encountered by most gynaecologists. Diagnosis and treatment could thus be challenging. The literature on non-puerperal uterine inversion regarding the evaluation and management is reviewed.
Authors:
O M Omololu; K A Rabiu; M A Quadri; M O Oyedeko; Y M Fatogun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1117-1936     ISO Abbreviation:  Niger Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9613595     Medline TA:  Niger Postgrad Med J     Country:  Nigeria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  158-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lagos Island Maternity Hospital Lagos, Nigeria.
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