Published: 2021-11-25

Inadvertent laparoelytrotomy in second stage of labour: a case report

Shristy Mohanty, Satyabhama Marandi, Bhismadev Chhatria


Laparoelytrotomy is the accidental delivery via a vaginal incision during caesarean section in second stage of labour. It refers to the inadvertent delivery of the foetus through a transverse incision given over the vagina during a caesarean section (C-section). It is a rather uncommon complication of C-section encountered at advanced dilation which can lead to maternal complications such as traumatic postpartum hemorrhage, injury to bladder, ureters and difficult reconstruction of vagina. Here, we present a case report of inadvertent laparoelytrotomy during C-section.


Inadvertent laparoelytrotomy, Caesarean section, Complication

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