Uterine torsion in pregnancy.

  title={Uterine torsion in pregnancy.},
  author={Jens G. Jensen},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={71 4},
  • Jens G. Jensen
  • Published 1992 in Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
Torsion of the pregnant uterus is defined as rotation more than 45 degrees around the long axis of the uterus. Uterine torsion is observed in all age groups of the reproductive period, in all parity groups, and at all stages of pregnancy. Torsion from 60 degrees to 720 degrees has been described. It is not possible to clarify why uterine torsion occurs, but numerous abnormalities have appeared with uterine torsion; most often, abnormal fetal presentation, myoma uteri and uterine malformations… CONTINUE READING


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