Yeungnam Univ J Med.  1988 Dec;5(2):201-203. 10.12701/yujm.1988.5.2.201.

A Case of Separation of the Symphysis Pubis in Association with Delivery


Separation of the symphysis pubis in association with delivery is very rare. The Korean orthopedic and obstetrical literature pertaining to this syndrome is absent. The physiological widening is small and asymptomatic, but a separation of more than one centimeter may occur and in usually symptomatic. A twenty-six-year-old woman of separation of symphysis pubis associated with delivery was treated successfully with the treatment of reduction and pelvic band, with absolute bed rest in the lateral decubitus position.

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