Self‐inflicted cesarean section with maternal and fetal survival

  title={Self‐inflicted cesarean section with maternal and fetal survival},
  author={A. Molina-Sosa and H. Galv{\'a}n-Espinosa and J. Gabriel-Guzman and R. F. Valle},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics},
An unusual case of self‐inflicted cesarean section with maternal and child survival is presented. No similar event was found in an Internet literature search. Because of a lack of medical assistance and a history of fetal death in utero, a 40‐year‐old multiparous woman unable to deliver herself alone vaginally sliced her abdomen and uterus and delivered her child. She was transferred to a hospital where she underwent repair of the incisions and had to remain hospitalized. Mother and child… Expand
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