Postabortal haemorrhage and disseminated intravascular coagulation due to placenta accreta

Moros, María Lapresta; Martín, Pilar Conte; Pérez, Pilar Pérez; Romeo, Javier Azúa; Fraile, Jesús Oro; Ferrández, Carlos Lapresta
October 2003
Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Oct2003, Vol. 268 Issue 4, p329
Academic Journal
We describe the case of a second trimester placenta accreta presenting as postabortal haemorrhage complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation, requiring hysterectomy.


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