Technique for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Gestational Uterine Incarceration: A Case Series and Literature Review
Kassandra Colletta, MD, Zachary Selzler, MD, Jacqueline Jacobs Vogel, MD and Glendell de Guzman, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/07/07
Uterine incarceration is a rare condition that can develop during pregnancy when an enlarging retroverted uterus becomes entrapped within the maternal pelvis. Diagnosis can be challenging as it often presents with vague symptoms, but identification and treatment are crucial for both the developing pregnancy and long-term maternal morbidity. Repositioning of the retroverted uterus is necessary for the development of normal pregnancy and can occur spontaneously, but oftentimes manual repositioning...
Atypical Sites of Endometriosis: Primary Inguinal Cutaneous Endometriosis
CULEJ DIANA1*, Bursać D1,2, Perković P1, Duić Ž1,3 and Gašparov S
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/07/05
Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease defined as the presence of endometrium-like tissue outside the uterus. It is mostly found in women of reproductive age. Depending on the involved site, women can present with various symptoms. We report a case of rare, atypical site of endometriosis - primary inguinal cutaneous endometriosis. A 27-year-old woman presented to our Deparment with a history of a painful, firm, movable, subcutaneous nodule 1 × 1 cm of size in the right inguinum. ...
Spontaneous Uterine Rupture in Non-Gravid Uterus 10 Years after Caesarean Section
Maria Liz Coelho, Elisa Soares, Fabiana Castro, Cristina Carrapatoso and Isabel Meireles
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/05/18
A 36-year-old woman, with a history of caesarean section 10 years prior to the presenting episode, presents with major abnormal uterine bleeding. The patient denied any trauma history. Gynecological examination confirmed heavy uterine haemorrhage and transvaginal ultrasound revealed active hemorrhage originating from a vessel in uterine isthmus region, as well as the presence of fluid in the anterior cul-de-sac, suggesting moderate hemoperitoneum due to hysterorrhaphy uterine rupture....
Cesarean Delivery in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Dependent COVID-19 Parturients: A Case Report
Sannoor S Syed, MD, Abigail O Souryal, MD, Emily H Adhikari, MD, Kelechi B Anyaehie, MD, Joo H Shin, MD, Miakka N Jalloh, MD, Matthew J Leveno, MD, Pamela E Fox, MD and Olutoyosi T Ogunkua, MD
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 13, 2023
This case report describes two cases of unvaccinated pregnant patients with COVID-19 who progressed to ARDS requiring Venovenous (VV)-ECMO and successfully underwent cesarean delivery. The patients provided Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act authorization and consent to publish these reports. This article conforms to case report (CARE) guidelines....