Non-puerperal Uterine Inversion: A Tertiary Category Hospital Case
Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages: 1-3
Received: Oct. 6, 2019;
Accepted: Nov. 13, 2019;
Published: Jan. 6, 2020
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Momo Romaric Joel Tetsiguia, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Yaounde, Cameroon
Medjom Doris, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Yaounde, Cameroon
Tsafack Marcellin, Medicine Department, Higher Institute of Medical Technology, Yaounde, Cameroon
Temkou Serge, Obstetrician Gynecologist, Yaounde Central Hospital, Yaounde, Cameroon
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Introduction: Uterine inversion though rare is mainly seen in post-partum period. This paper documents a case of non-puerperal uterine inversion due to leiomyoma. Case presentation: We here in presents an unusual case of non-puerperal uterine inversion due to leiomyoma. A 62-year-old woman, G4P4004, with past history of a polymyomatous uterus presented polymorphous large mass bleeding at contact and coming out of the cervix. Management was surgical. The technique used consisted of an incision on the stricture but we could also proceed by a section of the exterior part and remove the rest by the abdominal approach. The post operatory period was normal. Conclusion: Uterine inversion is a rare pathology but can frequently be a consequence of gynaecological problem like intracavity leimyoma. The diagnosis is clinic and the treatment is surgical.
Uterine Inversion, Leiomyoma, Management
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Momo Romaric Joel Tetsiguia,
Non-puerperal Uterine Inversion: A Tertiary Category Hospital Case, Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
Vol. 8, No. 1,
2020, pp. 1-3.
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