Prolonged rupture of membranes

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Prolonged rupture of membranes refers to a rupture of membranes lasting longer than 18-24 hours (i.e. between time of rupture and time of delivery) 1-2. This situation can occur in either the term or pre-term newborns where in the latter case it is also termed prolonged preterm rupture of membranes

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rID: 15110
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Prolonged rupture of the fetal membranes
  • Prolonged rupture of fetal membranes

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