Acute Total Uterine Inversion: A Life Threatening Obstetrics Emergency

Authors

  • Reena Shrestha Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3319-5516
  • SD Shrestha Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur
  • AP Malla Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur
  • R Pradhan Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur
  • B Pradhan Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur
  • Laxmi RC Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur

Keywords:

Johnson’s maneuver, uterine inversion

Abstract

Acute total uterine inversion is a rare and life threatening obstetric emergency. Prompt diagnosis and aggressive management reduces maternal mortality and morbidity .We report a case of 28 year old primi, who had total uterine inversion immediately after normal delivery of full term baby weighing 3150gm. Immediate manual repositioning was done by Johnson’s maneuver under general anesthesia. She recovered well and was discharged after 5 days.

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Author Biography

Reena Shrestha, Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Published

2018-01-15

How to Cite

Shrestha, R., Shrestha, S., Malla, A., Pradhan, R., Pradhan, B., & RC, L. (2018). Acute Total Uterine Inversion: A Life Threatening Obstetrics Emergency. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 12(1), 62–63. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/18987

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Case Reports