Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : March | Volume : 10 | Issue : 3 | Page : QD07 - QD08

Concomitant Vesicouterine Rupture with Avulsion of Ureter: A Rare Complication of Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section QD07-QD08

Nalini Sharma, J Lalnunnem Thiek, Stephen Sialo, Santa Singh Ahanthem

Dr Nalini Sharma,
B 1 D, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya-793018, India.

Uterine rupture is the most serious and life threatening complication and occurs in 0.7-0.9% of vaginal birth after lower segment caesarean section. Cases of bladder rupture along with uterine rupture have been rarely reported and avulsion of ureter, required ureteric implantation is even rarer. This case report describe a very rare case of vesicouterine rupture with avulsion of ureter following vacuum assisted delivery in a grandmulti with previous lower segment cesarean section (LSCS). Haematuria is the most common presentation of bladder rupture. Antenatal counseling regarding this entity is recommended if woman opted for vaginal birth after cesarean section. Intrapartum and postpartum high index of suspicion are important in clinching the diagnosis.