septic abortion


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septic abortion

[′sep·tik ə′bȯr·shən]
(medicine)
An abortion complicated by acute infection of the endometrium.
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Pankaj, "Study of septic abortion cases at a tertiary centre of Uttarakhand," Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, vol.
have previously demonstrated the successful selective reduction of a heterotopic cesarean scar pregnancy in the second trimester; our case report is unique in that it illustrates the subsequent development of septic abortion and attempted conservative management of such a complication.
As of today, there is no reported travel related septic abortion or any human case of Plesiomonas shigelloides-induced septic abortion but an animal case was previously described in a European otter [8].
Among the abortions two of them were septic abortions in Left in situ group.
Induced septic abortion: a major factor in maternal mortality and morbidity.
The commonest type of abortion at admission was incomplete abortion (87.5%) followed by septic abortion (8.8%), complete abortion (2.2%) and missed abortion (1.6%).
The device is associated with a number of rare adverse complications such as spontaneous or septic abortion, urinary tract infection, uterine perforation and migration to adjacent structures.
Complications of septic abortion caused a quarter of maternal deaths in the years 1927-1935, according to the 1937 McMillan report on abortion.
THE inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar yesterday heard she had one of the most severe cases of septic abortion.
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of azithromycin on septic abortion. Many endogenous agents, such as prostaglandins or cytokines, play a pivotal role during pregnancy [10,17].
Where abortion is legal, safe and accessible, and as the many cultural barriers to care fall away, incomplete or septic abortion is far less likely, and so is the suffering and death that too often ensues.