Antepartum haemorrhage

Dr Tim Luijkx and Radswiki et al.

An antepartum haemorrhage (APH) usually refers to PV bleeding during the second half of pregnancy (after 20 weeks gestation). 



It can arise from many causes which include:

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rID: 15108
System: Obstetrics
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Antepartum bleed
  • Antepartum bleeding
  • Antepartum haemorrhage (APH)
  • Antepartum hemorrhage

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