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Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 161, Issue 2, pp 46–47 | Cite as

Classical caesarean section through the posterior uterine wall

  • I. I. Bolaji
  • N. M. Rafla
  • M. J. Mylotte
Article

Abstract

We report a case of myomectomy and classical caesarean section through the posterior uterine wall necessitated by 180° dextro-rotation of a gravid uterus with large fibroids. The non-specific clinical course and rarity of pathological torsion of the gravid uterus makes the preoperative diagnosis difficult.

Ultrasound recognition antenatally of a fibroid changing its position should help with the prediction preoperatively of uterine rotation.

Keywords

Caesarean Section Endometriosis Placental Abruption Gravid Uterus Haemosiderin 
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© Springer 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. I. Bolaji
    • 1
  • N. M. Rafla
    • 2
  • M. J. Mylotte
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics/GynaecologyUniversity College HospitalGalway
  2. 2.Now Consultant Obstetrician/GynaecologistKent and Canterbury HospitalCanterbury

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