Corpus ID: 38613008

Uterine torsion with maternal death: our experience and literature review.

  title={Uterine torsion with maternal death: our experience and literature review.},
  author={P. Gui{\'e} and R. Adjobi and E. N'guessan and S. Anongba and F. Kouakou and N. Boua and J. Dia and S. Kouyate and J. Tegnan and L. Djanhan and {\'E}. Bohoussou and I. Yao},
  journal={Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology},
  volume={32 4},
  • P. Guié, R. Adjobi, +9 authors I. Yao
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology
  • Torsion of the gravid uterus around its cervical junction is a rare event especially in humans. In 1992, a literature review by Jensen, mentioned by Carbonne, showed 212 cases with different etiologies. Uterine torsion is more frequently dextrorotatory (2/3 of cases). The diagnosis is difficult and generally done during cesarean section because it is frequently not symptomatic. Uterine torsion signs, when present, are not specifics. Pain, nausea and vomiting may present without any sign of… CONTINUE READING
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