Uterine Inversion

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JMC
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266178
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Uterine Inversion
Updated:
2014-03-12 12:44:27
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Uterus Inversion
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Uterine Inversion, NM 622
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  1. Define uterine inversion
    • Partial or complete turning inside-out of uterus
    • - fundus in to body of uterus
    • - body of uterus prolapsed into vaginal vault
  2. Causes of Uterine Inversion
    fundal placenta with strong cord traction
  3. Signs/Symptoms of Uterine Inversion
    Shock p/ birth s/ other obvious reason

    • +/- excessive bleeding
    • +/- severe pain

    Hemorrhage, DIC
  4. Management of Uterine Inversion
    EMERGENCY!!!!

    • Get help immediately
    • Resuscitate mom
    • Leave placenta attached
    • Re-position uterus - cup uterus, gently walk fingers upward along vaginal wall, continue until fully reverted. LEAVE FIST THERE for uterus to contract around; stay there until ME/OR takes over

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