Sonographic Diagnosis of Uterine Rupture

  • Gonçalo Inocêncio Centro Hospitalar do Porto – Maternidade Júlio Dinis, Porto
  • José Romo Centro Hospitalar do Porto – Maternidade Júlio Dinis, Porto
  • Carlos Mexedo Centro Hospitalar do Porto – Maternidade Júlio Dinis, Porto
  • Maria Carinhas Centro Hospitalar do Porto – Maternidade Júlio Dinis, Porto
  • Olinda Rodrigues Centro Hospitalar do Porto – Maternidade Júlio Dinis, Porto

Resumo

We present a case of a 36-year-old woman, with previous history of caesarean section who had uterine rupture during labour, induced at 22 weeks gestation, due to fetal malformation. The diagnosis was made because of severe vaginal bleeding after delivery of the fetus and placenta. The uterine rupture was verified by ultrasound imaging. Early diagnosis led immediately to surgical intervention and resolution of this frightening obstetric complication.

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Publicado
2014-04-30
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Casos Clínicos