Unexplained Prelabor Uterine Rupture in a Term Primigravida

@article{Walsh2006UnexplainedPU,
  title={Unexplained Prelabor Uterine Rupture in a Term Primigravida},
  author={C. Walsh and R. J. O'Sullivan and M. Foley},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={108},
  pages={725-727}
}
BACKGROUND: Uterine rupture is a catastrophic obstetric complication. The main risk factor is a scarred uterus, usually secondary to a previous cesarean delivery. Uterine rupture in a primigravid woman is a very rare event. CASE: A 33-year-old primigravida presented at term with severe abdominal pain, signs of hemodynamic instability, and fetal bradycardia. She was not in labor, and the fetal heart tones disappeared before a cesarean could be performed. After a failed attempt at induction… Expand
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