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Case 12660

Uterine rupture during labour induction with stillborn

Author(s)
Filipa Vilaverde, Marta Reis Sousa, Romeu Mesquita, Alcinda Reis

Centro Hospitalar entre Douro e Vouga
Imagiologia;
Rua Dr Candido Pinho
4520-211 Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal;
Email:filipavilaverde@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 29 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Contrast-enhanced CT, axial plane

    Axial contrast-enhanced CT shows the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity. Note the preservation of gestational sac with amniotic fluid (*) surrounding the fetus.

     
    Area of Interest: Obstetric imaging; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstetrics;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Contrast-enhanced CT, coronal reformatted image
     

    Coronal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT shows disruption of the upper segment of the uterus, with the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity. Note extension of the endometrial cavity to the site of rupture...

     
    Area of Interest: Obstetric imaging; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstetrics;

    Coronal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT shows the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity and haemoperitoneum (*).

     
    Area of Interest: Obstetric imaging; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstetrics;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Contrast-enhanced CT, sagittal reformatted image

    Sagittal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT shows the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity. Uterine cavity is empty (#).

     
    Area of Interest: Obstetric imaging; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstetrics;
     
     
Axial contrast-enhanced CT shows the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity. Note the preservation of gestational sac with amniotic fluid (*) surrounding the fetus.
 
Coronal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT shows disruption of the upper segment of the uterus, with the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity. Note extension of the endometrial cavity to the site of rupture (white →) and haemoperitoneum (*).
 
Coronal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT shows the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity and haemoperitoneum (*).
 
Sagittal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT shows the fetus (black →) outside the uterine cavity. Uterine cavity is empty (#).
 
 
 
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