inversion of uterus


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inversion of uterus

n.
A turning of the uterus inside out, usually following childbirth.
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In 7 non-puerperal inversion cases of fibroid with polyp 4 cases were with third degree inversion of uterus; 3 cases were of second degree type of inversion of uterus, one of them was diagnosed during laparotomy.
Non puerperal inversion of uterus is an exceptional condition secondary to intrauterine pathology like polyps and leiomyoma with fundal attachments.
The main aim of this present study was to find out Quality of uterine contraction and retraction, Duration of placental expulsion, Amount of immediate postpartum blood loss, necessity of using drugs (Misoprostol, Oxytocin), Incidence of retained placenta, and Incidence of inversion of uterus.