Fetal exsanguination from ruptured vasa previa: still a catastrophic event in modern obstetrics

@article{Robert2003FetalEF,
  title={Fetal exsanguination from ruptured vasa previa: still a catastrophic event in modern obstetrics},
  author={J Robert and Waldo Sepulveda},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={23},
  pages={574 - 574}
}
Case report A 27-year-old primigravida presented at 38 weeks’ gestation with rupture of membranes and painless vaginal bleeding, which had occurred following intercourse. Her antenatal course had been uncomplicated and routine scans at 7 and 19 weeks were reported as normal. Ultrasound scan at 32 weeks had revealed a singleton fetus in cephalic presentation with normal fetal growth on the 20th centile. The amniotic fluid volume was normal and the placenta was high, located on the posterior and… 

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