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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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Moreover, diagnostic pitfalls that can mimic RPOC include uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM), invasive moles, blood clots, subinvolution of the placental implantation site.
[1] Common causes include retained gestational products, subinvolution of the placental bed, and endometritis.
Recurrent secondary postpartum hemorrhages due to placental site vessel subinvolution and local uterine tissue coagulopathy.
The patient No 1 had uterine subinvolution. Antibiotic treatment was corrected postoperatively according to the antibiogram in the patient No 2 because of Escherichia coli found in the uterine microbiological swab.
(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.