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Antepartum uterine rupture in a twin gestation presenting as an advanced extrauterine pregnancy in a patient with a previous lower segment Caesarean section.

PMID: 24577619 (view PubMed database entry)
DOI: 10.1177/0049475514524954 (read at publisher's website )

Nnabuike C Ngene, Thinagrin D Naidoo, Mokete Titus, Jagidesa Moodley, Shirley Craib, James Stutterheim,

We present a case of spontaneous antepartum uterine rupture through a previous lower segment Caesarean section (LSCS) scar with clinical features mimicking an advanced extrauterine pregnancy (AEUP) in a twin pregnancy at 28 weeks gestation. This report illustrates the need to consider a diagnosis of a ruptured uterus in any patient with a previous abdominal delivery who presents with mild abdominal tenderness and an ultrasonographic image suggestive of demised fetus in the intra-peritoneal cavity.

Trop Doct (Tropical doctor)
[2014, 44(3):176-178]

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