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Primipara with Acute Uterine Inversion with Neurogenic Shock.
Nonpuerperal uterine inversion is often associated with leiomyomas, sometimes associated with uterine sarcomas, but very rarely associated with endometrial carcinosarcoma.
The causes of postpartum hemorrhages and patients requiring transfusion Postpartum hemorrhage n Atony 212 Placenta accreta 81 Retroperitoneal hematoma 8 Uterine rupture 7 Uterine inversion 2 Massive blood cell transfusion 69 (5-30 Unit) Platelet transfusion 32 (8-100 Unit) Fibrinogen 86 (2-20 g) rFVIIa (*) 2 (8-16 g) (*) rFVIIa: Recombinant Factor VII a Table 3.
A diagnosis of subacute uterine inversion was made and resuscitation was performed using ringer's lactate fluid and 4 units of packed red blood cells.
Uterine inversion is a rare and potentially life-threatening obstetric complication, occurring in up to 1 in 3,737 vaginal births.
Deaths from obstetric haemorrhage are further categorised as follows: abruptio placentae, placenta praevia, uterine atony, retained placenta, uterine rupture, uterine inversion and 'other uterine trauma'.
Chronic uterine inversion: a case report and review of the literature
Obviously, cord traction isn't the only cause of uterine inversion but, as I have unintentionally proved, it can happen.
Correction of uterine inversion by placing a cupped hand in the vagina and applying upward pressure is known as the Johnson method.
of Cases % Atonic PPH 30 50 Atonic traumatic PPH 7 11.6 Traumatic 7 11.6 Rupture Uterus 10 16.6 Uterine inversion 2 3.3 Retained placenta 2 3.3 DIC 2 3.3 Table 9: Distribution According to Socioeconomic Status Socioeconomic Status No.
Other causes of primary PPH include retained placental tissues, uterine rupture, lower genital tract trauma, uterine inversion and consumptive coagulopathy.3