CRCM  Vol.4 No.1 , January 2015
Term Gravid Uterus as a Content of Congenital Umbilical Hernia—A Complication in a Multigravida That Presented in Labour
ABSTRACT
Complications arising from neglected umbilical hernia are not uncommon in pregnancy, more especially in developing countries with characteristically poor health seeking behaviour and less encouraging attitude towards surgical intervention for un-complicated medical conditions. The report is on a 34-year-old para 8 who presented with prolonged labour and an irreducible herniated gravid uterus complicating a neglected congenital umbilical hernia. The patient was resuscitated. She had spontaneous vaginal delivery while preparation was being made for an elective caesarean section.

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Adesiyun, A. , Ameh, N. , Umar-Sullyman, H. , Avidime, S. , Alkali, G. , Bakari, F. and Aliyu, R. (2015) Term Gravid Uterus as a Content of Congenital Umbilical Hernia—A Complication in a Multigravida That Presented in Labour. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 4, 6-9. doi: 10.4236/crcm.2015.41002.
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