An unusual case of retained placenta managed by hysterotomy




Unusual, Retained placenta, Hysterotomy


When the placenta does not expel after 30 minutes of delivery of fetus it is said to be retained. It can be a cause of post-partum haemorrhage. It may result from poor uterine contractions. The most common source of a trapped placenta is from a partial closure of the cervix and/or a contracted lower uterine segment. We present an unusual case of a retained placenta trapped in a myometrial sacculation at the left angular region of the uterus.


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