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Spontaneous rupture of uterine varices in third trimester pregnancy: an unexpected cause of hemoperitoneum. A case report and literature review



Spontaneous rupture of uterine varices in third trimester pregnancy: an unexpected cause of hemoperitoneum. A case report and literature review



Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology 40(1): 175-177



The authors report a case of spontaneous rupture of uterine varices occurring in the third trimester of pregnancy. It was responsible for a collapse in breast hemoperitoneum. The patient, whose pregnancy was a simple, suddenly felt symptoms of preterm labor. There was a rapid onset of maternal collapse with acute fetal distress. Only emergency exploratory laparotomy allowed for etiological diagnosis and treatment.

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