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Hematometra following caesarean section for placenta previa

S Gupta, M Tyagi, E Khanuja, D Prakash


Hematometra following caesarean section is rare. We present here a case of 23-year-old woman who had undergone caesarean section for placenta previa. She presented with cryptomenorrhoea and hematometra after 5 months of caesarean delivery owing to adhesions in the vagina. The hematometra was drained vaginally.

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S Gupta, Subharti medical college, meerut, UP, India

M Tyagi,

E Khanuja,

D Prakash,

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Post cesarean, Hematometra, Cryptomenorrhea, Cervical dilatation

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South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2017;23(3):76-77. DOI:10.7196/sajog.1148

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-12-17
Date published: 2017-12-22

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