Uterine suture dehiscence with endometritis and abscess formation
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Had cesarean section 1 week ago, presented with fever, abdominal pain, and swelling of the pelvic wall.
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There is a large pre-uterine intraperitoneal collection with an air-fluid level, extending to the pelvic wall. Enlarged uterus with mixed air-and fluid-filled collection within the uterine cavity in continuity with the pre-uterine collection through a defect of the anterior uterine wall at the incision site in keeping with dehiscence of the lower segment cesarean section incision.
CT features of a large pre-uterine intraperitoneal air-fluid collection with endometritis complicating dehiscence of the lower segment cesarean section incision.
Additional contributor: A Ramdani, MD