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Uterine prolapse complicating pregnancy and labor: a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22037938     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Uterine and cervical prolapse is a rare occurrence in pregnancy. It can be associated with minor cervical desiccation and ulceration to devastating maternal fatalities. The scope of complications includes urinary retention, preterm labor, premature delivery, fetal demise, maternal sepsis, and urinary retention. METHODS: We present a case of a lady, who developed uterine and cervical prolapse during pregnancy and the issues surrounding her antenatal and intrapartum management. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: This case report highlights the effectiveness of a Gellhorn pessary for uterine prolapse in pregnancy.
Authors:
Nurhidayati Mohamed-Suphan; Roy Kwok Weng Ng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urogynecology journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-3023     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101567041     Medline TA:  Int Urogynecol J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore, 119074, Singapore, Nurhidayati_suphan@nuhs.edu.sg.
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