Impact of Unsafe Abortion: A Case Report

  • M Soni, D Meena, J Vyas, S Khajotiya


Legalisation of abortion is a necessary but insufficient step towards improving women’s health, if it is not supported by a strong back-up of skilled providers, adequate facilities and easy access. We report a case of a 20-year old female, who presented with uterine, vaginal and rectal perforation with macerated fetus in the abdominal cavity with severe sepsis after an attempted unsafe abortion.


KeywordsCriminal abortion; unsafe abortion
Aug 13, 2015
How to Cite
J VYAS, S KHAJOTIYA, M Soni, D Meena,. Impact of Unsafe Abortion: A Case Report. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 47-48, aug. 2015. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 sep. 2020.
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