Symphysis pubis separation during vaginal delivery with epidural anesthesia. Case report.

@article{Musumeci1994SymphysisPS,
  title={Symphysis pubis separation during vaginal delivery with epidural anesthesia. Case report.},
  author={R Musumeci and Elisa Villa},
  journal={Regional anesthesia},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={289-91}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Peripartum pubic separation (diastasis pubis) is an uncommon event with a reported incidence varying between one in 521 to one in 30,000 deliveries. The injury is caused by the fetal head exerting pressure on pelvic ligaments that have been weakened or relaxed by the hormones progesterone and relaxin. Diastasis pubis has been… CONTINUE READING