An unusual fetal complication of traumatic uterine rupture.

Abstract

Rupture of the gravid uterus is reported in less than one percent of women involved in motor vehicle accidents. A 22-year-old nulliparous woman at 22 weeks gestation was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Evaluation revealed a uterine rupture with complete expulsion of placenta and decapitated fetus. Prompt surgical intervention and control of hemorrhage… (More)

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@article{Rowe1996AnUF, title={An unusual fetal complication of traumatic uterine rupture.}, author={Thomas F Rowe and Shantelle L. Lafayette and Suzanne M Cox}, journal={The Journal of emergency medicine}, year={1996}, volume={14 2}, pages={173-6} }