A life-threatening abdominal abscess secondary to forgotten placental tissue during cesarean section: A case report
Elif Ağaçayak 1 * , Ali Özler, Senem Yaman Tunç, Abdulkadir Turgut, Fatma Bozkurt, Mehmet Fatih Fındık
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1 Dicle Üniversitesi Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Techniques for cesarean delivery, reliable anesthesia, blood products and antibiotics has led to the expansion of indications for cesarean birth. Nowadays, to be comfortable in anesthesia, medicine and materials used in, severe sterilization techniques, advances in surgery and postoperative care were reduced mortality and morbidity. However; caesarean section still include infection, bleeding, need for transfusion, thromboembolic risks of a longer stay in the hospital, later to be healing, but rather risks, such as the withdrawal of the pain continues. Postpartum hemorrhage inside the remaining placentas compared to normal primary complaint is that too much. At the same time ultrasonographic examination of the uterine involution does not occur, the uterus larger than normally. The aim of this case report, and the absence of postoperative bleeding, complete involution of the uterus that have not been diagnosed, and threatened her life was to present a case which is characterized by abdominal abscess.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2013, 542-545


Publication date: 14 Dec 2013

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