IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 46 / Issue 5 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog4746.2019
Open Access Case Report
Acute hemoperitoneum in third trimester: two case reports
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1 Department of kidney, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China
3 Department of Radiotherapy, Jilin Provincial Tumor Hospital, Changchun, China
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2019 , 46(5), 821–823; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog4746.2019
Published: 10 October 2019
Abstract

Acute hemoperitoneum is rare in pregnant women. The authors present two cases, the first with a history of salpingectomy and the second, with a history of cesarean section. The first case, but not the second, was associated with rupture of a gravid uterus, an obstetric emergency. These cases of third trimester hemoperitoneum were unusual because the first case involved uterine rupture after a history of laparoscopic salpingectomy (a relatively minor surgery), but the second case did not involve uterine rupture after a history of cesarean section (a relatively major surgery).

Keywords
Acute hemoperitoneum
Uterine rupture
Uterine didelphys
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