Ultrasonographic diagnosis of uterine rent at 33 weeks' gestation with history of curettage

Ferenc Markos, Kirk D. Ramin, Diane M. Twickler, Julian Barron, Susan M. Ramin

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A 30-year-old pregnant woman with a history of an uncomplicated curettage for incomplete abortion was seen at 33 weeks' gestation with decreased fetal movement and intermittent abdominal pain for 1 week. Ultrasonographic evaluation demonstrated a singleton vertex pregnancy, oligohydramnios, and a fundal uterine rent continuous with a large, fluid-filled cystic mass. Laparotomy revealed a right comual uterine rent with hourglass amniotic sac and fluid. A healthy infant was delivered by cesarean section.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-226
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number1 PART 1
StatePublished - Jan 1995

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  • Curettage
  • oligohydramnios
  • ultrasonographic diagnosis
  • uterine rent

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