SECOND TRIMESTER UTERINE RUPTURE WITH PLACENTA PERCRETA IN PREVIOUS LOWER SEGMENT CESAREAN SCAR

Authors

  • AVINASH P DUBBEWAR Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AFMS, New Delhi, India.
  • AJAI SRIVASTAVA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AFMS, New Delhi, India.
  • KATHPALIA SK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AFMS, New Delhi, India.
  • RAVISHEKAR N HIREMATH Department of Community Medicine, Public Health Specialist, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. 3Consultant Anaesthesia, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • SANDHYA GHODKE Consultant Anaesthesia, Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • NIRAJ CHOUREY Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, AFMS, New Delhi, India.
  • AUDUKOORI SREENIVAS Department of Community Medicine, Public Health Specialist, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22159/ajpcr.2022.v15i3.43996

Keywords:

UTERINE, RUPTURE, PLACENTA PERCRETA, cesarean scar

Abstract

Rupture of a pregnant uterus is a serious threat to the mother’s life and her unborn child. Most of the reported cases of uterine rupture in scarred uterus are due to dehiscence of previous cesarean scar or a rupture of myomectomy scar and usually occur in the third trimester. Spontaneous uterine rupture in first or second trimester is very rare. Here we report a case of second-trimester spontaneous uterine rupture with a particular emphasis on the etiological factors, discuss the course of events and difficulties in the diagnosis. The lesson learned from this case is that, although uterine rupture is very rare in the second trimester of pregnancy, it should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis of acute abdomen, especially if there is a predisposing factor such as previous lower segment caesarean section and fluid in the abdomen.

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Published

07-03-2022

How to Cite

DUBBEWAR, A. P., A. SRIVASTAVA, K. . SK, R. N HIREMATH, S. GHODKE, N. CHOUREY, and A. SREENIVAS. “SECOND TRIMESTER UTERINE RUPTURE WITH PLACENTA PERCRETA IN PREVIOUS LOWER SEGMENT CESAREAN SCAR”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 15, no. 3, Mar. 2022, pp. 1-3, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2022.v15i3.43996.

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