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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 71-73

Uterine rupture in a primigravida: A case report

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Nigeria

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Nnadi Daniel
Department of Obstetric & Gynaecology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
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This is a report of a case of uterine rupture in an un-booked primigravida following neglected obstructed labour. Overzealous application of fundal pressure and intrauterine manipulation contributed to the uterine rupture. The main findings at surgery were incomplete anterior lower segment uterine rupture and a severely asphyxiated male baby that weighed 3200grams. Repair of the uterine rupture without bilateral tubal ligation was performed. Her post operation recovery was uneventful

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