Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2012 Jul;55(7):522-525. 10.5468/KJOG.2012.55.7.522.

Spontaneous rupture of the uterine artery in a non-pregnant woman misdiagnosed as the rupture of vessel in cervical myoma

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.
  • 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dong-A University Hospital, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.
  • 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital, Busan, Korea. ktggyn@gmail.com

Abstract

A case of spontaneous rupture of uterine artery was very rare, and they would be a potentially catastrophic events. Most of the cases have been found among woman in their pregnancy or puerperium. We report here the first case of spontaneous rupture of uterine artery in a non-pregnant woman in Korea with a brief review of literature.

Keyword

Non-pregnant woman; Spontaneous rupture; Uterine artery
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