subinvolution


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subinvolution

 [sub″in-vo-loo´shun]
incomplete involution; failure of a part to return to its normal size and condition after enlargement from functional activity.

sub·in·vo·lu·tion

(sŭb'in-vō-lū'shŭn),
Arrest of the normal involution of the uterus following childbirth with the organ remaining abnormally large.

subinvolution

/sub·in·vo·lu·tion/ (sub″in-vo-loo´shun) incomplete involution.

subinvolution

failure of a body part to return to its normal size and condition after enlargement from a functional activity. See uterine subinvolution.

sub·in·vo·lu·tion

(sŭb'in'vŏ-lū'shŭn)
Arrest of the normal involution of the uterus following childbirth, with the organ remaining abnormally large.

subinvolution

incomplete involution; failure of a part to return to its normal size and condition after enlargement from functional activity.

subinvolution of placental sites
failure of involution of the sites of placental attachment in a postpartum bitch causes persistent intrauterine bleeding and may result in death due to blood loss or uterine perforation.
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1] Common causes include retained gestational products, subinvolution of the placental bed, and endometritis.
The danger of a relaxed condition of the uterus would give rise to hemorrhage, embolism, retention of dots, favoring sepsis and subinvolution.
6) There can be considerable overlap in the presentation and appearance of UAVM and other pathologies related to pregnancy and uterine trauma, such as subinvolution of the placental bed (SPB).
If a weakness is present, the circumstances likely to precipitate the onset of prolapse areincreased intra-abdominal pressure (as in chronic cough, chronic constipation, ascites, lifting heavy weights, straining at stool, tumour) [10], increased weight of uterus (resulting from subinvolution, myo hyperplasia) [10] and traction on uterus by vaginal prolapse or by a large cervical polyp.