Massive subchorionic haemorrhage: a rare case report associated with secondary PPH due to uterine artery pseudoaneurysm

J. Arumaikannu, S. Usha Rani, T. S. Aarifa Thasleem


Massive subchorionic hemorrhage is a rare but serious condition in pregnancy in which a large amount of blood, mainly maternal collects between the uterine wall and the chorionic membrane and may leak through the cervical canal. Although many associations have been reported, an underlying etiology has not been elucidated. Association of massive subchorionic hemorrhage with thrombophilias have been reported in few articles. We are reporting a case of massive subchorionic hemorrhage presented at 13 weeks of gestation associated with secondary post-partum hemorrhage due to uterine artery pseudoaneurysm.


Massive subchorionic haemorrhage, Secondary PPH, Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm

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