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Uterine Perforation With Subtotal Small Bowel Prolapse – A Rare Complication of Dilatation and Curettage

Mala Sherigar, Jagannath and Darshit Dalal, Archana and R Patel, Jitu (2005) Uterine Perforation With Subtotal Small Bowel Prolapse – A Rare Complication of Dilatation and Curettage. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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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.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Abortion, Conception, Mesentery, Curettage, Jejunum and Ileum
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:4476
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:15 Jul 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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