rupture

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rupture,

in medicine: see herniahernia,
protrusion of an internal organ or part of an organ through the wall of a body cavity. The hernia is enclosed by a sac formed by the lining of the cavity. It results from a weakness or rupture in the wall, usually where there is already a natural weakness.
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rupture

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rupture

Pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
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To describe rupture of uterus based on the type, majority of the rupture is diagnosed as complete rupture based on extent and is anterior type based on the site of rupture (Table 2).
[5,6] Rupture of uterus during labor is more threatening than that occurring in pregnancy, because shock is greater, and infection cannot be avoided.
In this study obstructed labour was the most common factor for rupture of uterus found in 15(24.59%) patients with non scarred uterus 18 (29.50%).
Injury to the urinary bladder: It is not an uncommon injury after rupture of uterus and placenta accrete.