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Sponatneous perforation of pyometra- an acute emergency

Bindiya Gupta, Rachna Agarwal, Gita Radhakrishnan


Fifty-four year old postmenopausal woman presented with acute abdomen in shock. Laprotomy revealed pyoperitoneum due to spontaneous rupture of pyometra.

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Bindiya Gupta,

Rachna Agarwal,

Gita Radhakrishnan,

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pyometra; pyoperitoneum; perforation of utreus; acute abdomen; sepsis

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South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2011;17(1):14.

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Date submitted: 2010-10-10
Date published: 2011-03-02

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