Intrauterine incarcerated bowel following uterine perforation during an abortion: a case report.

@article{Dunner1983IntrauterineIB,
  title={Intrauterine incarcerated bowel following uterine perforation during an abortion: a case report.},
  author={P S Dunner and M. Albert Thomas and Mercedes Ferreras and Maria Jerome},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1983},
  volume={147 8},
  pages={969-70}
}
The case of small bowel incarcerated within the uterine cavity following a legal abortion is presented. The case, a 26-year old woman, gravida 5, para 4, was aborted with a rigid-type plastic suction cannula at 13 weeks after her last menstrual period. During the 1st hour after the procedure, the patient developed severe abdominal pain and vomiting. The uterus was felt to be 18 weeks in size, firm, and tender. Sonographic examination revealed multiple well-defined round cystic structures within… CONTINUE READING

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