Delivery of placenta before baby in ruptured uterus

  • N Ameh Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria, Nigeria
  • MA Abdul Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria, Nigeria
  • D Haggai Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Zaria, Nigeria.
Keywords: Delivery of placenta, ruptured uterus

Abstract

An unusual case of ruptured uterus characterized by spontaneous delivery of the placenta while the foetus is retained in the abdomen is presented. The management and prevention of ruptured uterus in Sub- Saharan Africa is discussed.
Key Words: Delivery of placenta, ruptured uterus
Annals of African Medicine Vol.3(3) 2004: 144-145
Published
2005-02-16
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