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Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : QD01 - QD02

Degloving Injury of Bowel: An Unheard Complication of Surgical Abortion

Sonia Chawla, Sandhya Jain, Amita Suneja, Kiran Guleria

1. Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India. 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India. 3. Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India. 4. Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Sonia Chawla,
Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru,
Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi-110095, India.
E-mail: drsonia0685@gmail.com

Abstract

Unsafe abortion is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. Various types of intestinal injury in form of haematoma, perforation, contusion and transection have been reported. Degloving injury of intestine is one of the rarest complications. We report a case of 32-year-old lady Gravida 4, para 3 admitted with history of induced surgical abortion by a quack with degloving injury to bowel. Though there was no fecal soiling of peritoneal cavity but large segment of bowel was lost. She was managed by end ileostomy and discharged in stable condition.

Keywords

Bowel injury, Maternal mortality, Unsafe abortion

How to cite this article :

Sonia Chawla, Sandhya Jain, Amita Suneja, Kiran Guleria. DEGLOVING INJURY OF BOWEL: AN UNHEARD COMPLICATION OF SURGICAL ABORTION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Jul 22 ]; 10:QD01-QD02. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2016&month=May&volume=10&issue=5&page=QD01-QD02&id=7787

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/17329.7787


Date of Submission: Oct 14, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Dec 23, 2015
Date of Acceptance: Jan 31, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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