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Placental abruption

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


7 months of amenorrhea. Complaining of acute abdominal - pelvic pain, bleeding per vaginum.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

There is a large avascular retroplacental area of about 10 x 8 cm representing hematoma.

There is fetal bradycardia. Heart rate - 102 beats/min.

Amount of liquor normal. Normal fetal growth.

Case Discussion

Findings of a large retroplacental hematoma and fetal bradycardia.

There was preterm delivery within few hours. 

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Case information

rID: 37876
Published: 24th Jun 2015
Last edited: 26th Dec 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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