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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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a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
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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
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