Uterine perforation with subtotal small bowel prolapse – a rare complication of dilatation and curettage

Sherigar, Jagannath Mala; Dalal, Archana Darshit and Patel, Jitu R. (2005) Uterine perforation with subtotal small bowel prolapse – a rare complication of dilatation and curettage. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 4 (1). ISSN 0972-5997

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Abstract

Uterine perforation is the well known complication of induced abortion. We report a rare case of uterine perforation with subtotal prolapse of small bowel following first trimester abortion by an unqualified physician. Early surgical exploration with resection and anastomosis of bowel performed. Patient discharged uneventfully after postoperative recovery.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Abortion, Conception, Mesentery, Curettage, Jejunum, Ileum
Subjects:Surgical Procedures, Operative > Curettage
Digestive System > Gastrointestinal Tract
Disorders of Environmental Origin > Wounds and Injuries > Rupture
Female Genital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications > Genital Diseases, Female > Uterine Diseases
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Female Genital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications > Pregnancy Complications > Abortion, Spontaneous
ID Code:292
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:18 July 2005

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