Acute Inversion of the Uterus

  • Gokul Chandra Das
  • Gitanjali Deka


Acute inversion of the uterus is a rare but serious obstetrical complication, seen in the immediate postpartum period. It is defined as ‘the turning inside out of the uterine fundus into the uterine cavity’. Uterine inversion is associated with significantly high maternal morbidity and mortality. Women can sink into profound shock. Immediate diagnosis and management can reduce maternal mortality.


Marfan Syndrome Institutional Delivery Uterine Fundus Oxytocin Infusion Uterine Inversion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyGauhati Medical CollegeGuwahatiIndia

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