puerperal period

pu·er·per·al pe·ri·od

the period elapsing between the termination of labor and the return of the generative tract to its normal condition; the 6 weeks following the completion of labor.
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Physiologic changes occur in women during pregnancy and the puerperal period. The most rapid modifications take place in the first three days after delivery.
CVT can also occur secondary to conditions or therapies which create a prothrombotic state: inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), infections (sinusitis), trauma, nephrotic syndrome, liver cirrhosis, neoplasms, autoimmune diseases (systemic lupus erythematosus, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Behcet's disease), sarcoidosis, anemia, pregnancy and puerperal period, high altitudes, use of drugs: oral contraceptives, erythropoietin, tamoxifen, corticosteroids, thalidomide, asparaginase [3].
We present the case of a 30 years old woman who had an Interauterine Device placed in a fragile uterus (puerperal period) 5 years ago and presented with dull abdominal pain and disturbed bowel habits.
Patients above 18 years who were pregnant or in the puerperal period and confirmed to have aseptic CVT were included in the study.
The frequencies and cross-products of some categorical variables (health conditions during antenatal period, treatment required during antenatal period, maternal health conditions during puerperal period, maternal treatment during puerperal period, neonatal health conditions, and neonatal treatment) were analyzed by creating multiple-response sets.
Maternal thyroid function during pregnancy and puerperal period. Endocrine J 2005;52:587-91.
Key words: electrocautery, granuloma gravidarum, oral hygiene maintenance during pregnancy, pregnancy tumour, puerperal period, pyogenic granuloma
We did not take rectovaginal swabs or other lochia cultures to confirm the diagnosis during the puerperal period. This is another weakness of our study.
These data suggest that pregnant women with a high titer of anti-phospholipid antibody might have a high risk of stroke during pregnancy and the puerperal period. In our patient, LDA and heparin were discontinued during the puerperal period.
Injuries and diseases of the puerperal period. In: Roberts SJ (ed), Veterinary Obstetrics and Genital Diseases (Theriogenology).
Methods: In this study pregnant women between 28-40 weeks gestational period and delivered women in their puerperal period up to 42 days after delivery having acute renal problems associated with obstetrical emergencies were included.