retained products of conception


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retained products of conception

fragments of fetal, placental, or membrane tissue remaining in utero following delivery or abortion, posing an increased risk of bleeding or infection.

re·tain·ed prod·ucts of con·cep·tion

(rē-tānd' prod'ŭkts kŏn-sep'shŭn)
Fragments of fetal, placental, or membrane tissue remaining in utero following delivery or abortion, posing an increased risk of bleeding or infection.
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Detection of retained products of conception following spontaneous abortion in the first trimester.
Patient Z, 24 years old, G5P1L1A3, with previous 1 caesarean section and 3 spontaneous abortions was referred to emergency in view of torrential haemorrhage after a check curettage was attempted for retained products of conception.
We have all encountered retained products of conception and are acutely aware of how their presence and persistence can alter the success of treatment protocols for postpartum hemorrhage.
1) UAVM can be difficult to diagnose, not only because they are rare, but because they may present similarly to or in conjunction with other pregnancy related pathologies, such as sub-involution of the placental bed, retained products of conception and gestational trophoblastic disease.
The complications included pelvic infection in 12 patients, retained products of conception in 8 patients, and uterine perforation in 1 patient.
She was found to have retained products of conception on USG and underwent check curettage again.
For postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery, typical initial steps include, as noted, fundal massage, administration of uterotonics, and curettage to remove retained products of conception.
Sonography revealed retained products of conception and MRI showed a rent of about 2x1 cm in the lower uterine segment with a low intense are suggestive of blood clot.
However, other conditions may present a similar appearance, such as retained products of conception, hemangioma, gestational trophoblastic disease, multilocular ovarian cysts, or hydrosalpinx.
USG was done to rule out retained products of conception after the previous missed abortion.
Ultrasound scanning revealed bulky uterus with retained products of conception, with d/d of displaced IUCD/ectopic pregnancy/ inflammatory tubo ovarian mass on right side.
The condition can easily be confused with retained products of conception and gestational trophoblastic disease.