Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research

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A huge polypoid uterine myoma causing severe primary postpartum haemorrhage: A report of one case

SE Adaji, SO Shittu, BR Ageda


Complications from uterine myomas in pregnancy could occur antenally, intrapartum or in the puerperium. One of such was diagnosed in a 36-year old para 2+0 who had successful gestation to term delivery in co-existence with a huge fibroid polyp and had spontaneous vaginal delivery of a life baby. She however developed severe primary postpartum haemorrhage prompting emergency postpartum digital vaginal myomectomy which was very helpful.

Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research Vol. 7(1&2) 2005: 220-221
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