Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 8, No 7 (2014)

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Case report: Incarceration of the gravid uterus: a radiologic and obstetric challenge

Case report: Incarceration of the gravid uterus: a radiologic and obstetric challenge

Inge Dierickx, Fréderic Delens, Thomas Backaert, Walter Pauwels, Wilfried Gyselaers

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Abstract


We will present the fourth case in the English-language literature of a mid-gestational colonoscopy-assisted manual reposition of an incarcerated uterus. Despite the ready availability of ultrasound, a great number of incarcerations are not recognized before term. Since early diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment, it is important that providers acquire prompt knowledge of this obstetric disorder. Magnetic Resonance Imaging has an important additional value to ultrasound in the detailed scanning of this potentially perilous condition. 

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