Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research (IJOGR) open access, peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing since 2014 and is published under auspices of the Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF), aim to uplift researchers, scholars, academicians, and professionals in all academic and scientific disciplines. IESRF is dedicated to the transfer of technology and research by publishing scientific more...


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608-610


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Niranjan N Chavan, Shweta A More*, Pradyna Changede, Menakshi Charaya


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Postpartum uterine scar dehiscence with abdominal sepsis: Rare sequalae


Case Report

Author Details : Niranjan N Chavan, Shweta A More*, Pradyna Changede, Menakshi Charaya

Volume : 7, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 608-610

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijogr.2020.129



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Abstract

Caesarean section is one of the common treatment offered in modern obstetrics. Despite being common, it can get complicated by life threatening complications like uterine scar rupture. It’s spectrum of manifestation can be from subtle symptoms of abdominal pain to warning signs like secondary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and septic shock. In these cases, thorough clinical examination supported with radiological imaging may lead to prompt diagnosis and early surgical intervention. This can avoid
associated morbidity and mortality of this rare complication. We present case report of this rare entity with review of present available literature.
Key Messages: Caesarean section rarely followed by life-threatening complication in the form of uterine scar dehiscence leading to puerperal sepsis. Early recognition aided with imaging can lead to timely intervention and prevention of morbidity as well as mortality.

Keywords: Postpartum uterine dehiscence, Sepsis, Hysterectomy.


How to cite : Chavan N N , More S A , Changede P , Charaya M , Postpartum uterine scar dehiscence with abdominal sepsis: Rare sequalae. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2020;7(4):608-610

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