Puerperal sub-acute uterine inversion: a rare case report
Keywords:Haultain’s technique, Uterine inversion
Puerperal uterine inversion is a complication of third stage of labour, which can lead to maternal morbidity and mortality due to haemorrhage shock and infection. Early cases can be managed by manual reposition of uterus but neglected or late cases of uterine inversion are managed by Haultain`s repair. Here we are presenting a case of subacute uterine inversion referred from peripheral hospital managed by Haultain’s technique.
Baskett FT, Calder AA, Arunkumaran S, editors. Munro Kerr’s Operative Obstetrics. New York: Saunders; 2007.
Hostetler DR, Bosworth MF. Uterine inversion: a life-threatening obstetric emergency. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2000;13(2):120-3.
Majd H, Nawaz T, Ismail L, Luker R, Kalla S. Acute uterine inversion as a cause of major postpartum haemorrhage: a case report and review of the literature. Internet J Gynecol Obstet. 2008;12(1).
Hussain M, Jabeen T, Liaquat N, Noorani K, Bhutta SZ.. Acute puerperal uterine inversion. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2004;14(4):215-7.
Dali SM, Rajbhandari S, Shrestha S. Puerperal inversion of the uterus in Nepal: case reports and review of literature. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 1997;23(3):319-25.
Livingston SL, Booker C, Kramer P, Dodson WC. Chronic uterine inversion at 14 weeks postpartum. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;109(2 Pt2):555-7.
Obora VO, Akinola SE, Apantaku BD. Surgical management of subacute puerperal uterine inversion. Int J Gynecol Obstet. 2006;94:126-7.
Hostetler DR, Bosworth MF. Uterine inversion: a life threatening obstetric emergency. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2000;13:120-3.
Wendel PJ, Cox SM. Emergent Obstetric management of uterine inversion. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1995;22:261-74.
Riley ET, Flanagan B, Cohen SE, Chitkara U. Intravenous nitroglycerin: a potent uterine relaxant for emergency obstetric procedures. Review of literature and report of three cases. Int J Obstet Anesthiol. 1996;5:264-8.
Haultain FWN. Abdominal hysterotomy for chronic uterine inversion: a record of three cases. Diseases of women. Proceedings Royal Soc Medi, Obstet Gynaecological Section. 1908:278-90.
Rocconi RH, Warner K, Chiang S. Postmenopausal uterine inversion associated with endometrial polyps. Obstet Gynecol. 2003;102:521-3.
Macleod D, Howkins J. Operations to correct axial displacements and inversion of the uteru s. In: Macleod D, Howkins J, editors. Bonney’s Gynaecological Surgery. 7th ed. London: Cassel 1964:458-70.