uterine apoplexy

uterine apoplexy

Active uterine bleeding where myometrial vessels have been stripped of endometrium Examples Abruptio placenta, Couvelaire uterus, uteroplacental apoplexy, or in placenta acreta or in massive cardiovascular collapse–apoplexia uteri
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