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Uterine ruptur abscess

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By İdris Yetimoglu Gynaecologist and obstetrician
Chung-hsien Sun, Cheng-i Liao, Yuen-yee Kan
Intrapartum rupture of an unscarred uterus is rare in current times. However, it is still associated with significant maternal and fetal mortality and morbidity. Unlike rupture or dehiscence of a previous cesarean scar, which is occasionally bloodless, complete rupture of a gravid unscarred uterus frequently results in fetal jeopardy and significant maternal intraperitoneal bleeding, causes acute abdomen, and demands emergency surgical (laparotomy) intervention. Laparoscopy generally has no role in such circumstances due to the generally unstable maternal hemodynamic condition and the necessity of prompt fetal delivery with an abdominal approach...
November 2005: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Lawrence A Cicchiello, Ulrike M Hamper, Leslie M Scoutt
Ultrasound should be considered the first-line imaging modality of choice in women presenting with acute or chronic pelvic pain of suspected gynecologic or obstetric origin because many, if not most, gynecologic/obstetric causes of pelvic pain are easily diagnosed on ultrasound examination. Since the clinical presentation of gynecologic causes of pelvic pain overlaps with gastrointestinal and genitourinary pathology, referral to CT or MRI, especially in pregnant patients, should be considered if the US examination is nondiagnostic...
March 2011: Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Mélanie Térébus Loock, Paul Fornès, Philippe Soyer, Olivier Graesslin, Clarisse Lafont, Christine Hoeffel
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of our article was to review the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of pelvic abscesses. Pelvic abscesses account for a wide range of abnormalities from various etiologies. CONCLUSION: MRI is being increasingly used for pelvic exploration. Radiologists must thus be aware of their features and characteristics.
September 2012: Clinical Imaging
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