Acute Total Uterine Inversion: A Life Threatening Obstetric Emergency

  • Shrestha R, Shrestha SD, Malla AP, Pradhan R, Pradhan B, RC L Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Patan Academy of Health Science, Lalitpur, Nepal

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.


Keywords: Johnson’s maneuver, uterine inversion


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njog.v12i1.18987

Published
Feb 1, 2018
How to Cite
PRADHAN R, PRADHAN B, RC L, Shrestha R, Shrestha SD, Malla AP,. Acute Total Uterine Inversion: A Life Threatening Obstetric Emergency. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 62-63, feb. 2018. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <http://njog.org.np/njog/index.php/njog/article/view/873>. Date accessed: 22 june 2018.
Section
Case Reports