Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm : A case of late intraabdominal haemorrhage after caesarean section

Soe, Lwin and Thidar, Soe and Myat, San Yi and Mui, Christine Fong Lee and Cheng, Sue Marie Kian Pei and Tin, Moe Nwe (2020) Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm : A case of late intraabdominal haemorrhage after caesarean section. The Medical journal of Malaysia, 75 (3). pp. 298-300. ISSN 0300-5283

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Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm (UAP) is a rare acquired vascular malformation associated with vaginal bleeding or intraabdominal haemorrhage occurring after pelvic surgery. Pseudoaneurysm may present with delayed, severe haemorrhage after a seemingly uncomplicated initial postoperative period. Treatment is therefore necessary to prevent further complications. We describe here a case of a 32-year-old mother, who presented with abdominal pain and intraabdominal bleeding, 20 days after Caesarean Section. Computerised Tomography (CT) scan showed the presence of haemoperitoneum, suggestive of pseudoaneurysm at the right cervical artery which was successfully managed with emergency angiographic embolisation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pseudoaneurysm; intraabdominal haemorrhage; embolisation; angiography, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2020 06:46
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2020 06:46
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/29810

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