A case of Clostridium perfringens sepsis in the 29 week pregnant woman with diagnosed fetal omphalosel

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Although not common, postpartum and post-abortion infections caused by clostridia can be severe. Clostridial uterine infections start as localized chorioamnionitis as a result of an infection from the fetus and/or placental tissues. The infection may spread to the uterine wall and endometrial tissues, and, in the most severe cases, uterine necrosis… (More)

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