Idiopathic spontaneous haemoperitoneum in pregnancy

Mazrin Nur M. A., Rohana I., Hamidah H., Syauki H., Roziana R.


We report a case of a 43-year-old grandmultipara at 26 weeks pregnancy with acute abdomen and in hypovolaemic shock. Urgent exploratory laparotomy revealed massive haemoperitoneum of 9 litres but the exact source of bleeding is obscured despite careful examination of the abdominal organs and vasculature. The patient recovered well post operation but the baby died in-utero.



Haemoperitoneum, Idiopathic, Pregnancy, Spontaneous

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