Traumatic separation of the symphysis pubis during pregnancy: a case report.

@article{Luger1995TraumaticSO,
  title={Traumatic separation of the symphysis pubis during pregnancy: a case report.},
  author={Elchanan Luger and Ron Arbel and Shmuel Dekel},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1995},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={255-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To present an unusual case of traumatic extensive separation of the symphysis pubis during pregnancy and rationale for mode of treatment. DESIGN Diagnosis for etiology of public and lower back pain following trauma in a 37-year-old woman in an advanced stage of pregnancy. METHODS Physical examination and plain anterioposterior X-rays. CONCLUSION Extensive traumatic separation of the symphysis pubis might result from a very forceful descent of the fetal head against the pelvic… CONTINUE READING

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