DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20151310

Spontaneous repositioning of incarcerated gravid uterus following general anaesthesia: a case report and review of literature

Roziana Ramli, Mohd Nasir Tak Abdullah, Wan Norhayati Wan Yusoff, Suryawan Tasref, Norzilawati Mohd Naim

Abstract


A 28 year old primigravida at 16 weeks pregnancy presented with voiding difficulties, pelvic pain and acute urinary retention. Clinical and ultrasound examination were suggestive of Incarcerated Uterus and diagnosis was confirmed by a pelvic MRI. Manual repositioning under anaesthesia was planned following a failed procedure in the outpatient clinic. Immediately post induction with general anaesthesia, interestingly spontaneous repositioning of the uterus occurred without any manual manipulation. This is the first case report describing a spontaneous repositioning of incarcerated uterus following general anaesthesia.


Keywords


Incarcerated gravid uterus, General anaesthesia, Spontaneous repositioning

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