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Abstract

Uterine rupture is a catastrophic obstetrical emergency with serious effects on both women and fetuses. Operative hysteroscopic procedures can add more risk factor for occurrence of this tragedy. Here, we report a case of spontaneous recurrent rupture uterus at 33 weeks of gestation in a 32 years old woman with previous history of hysteroscopic resection of submucous myoma after development of acute abdomen. Uterine repair of fundal rupture was performed through emergency exploratory laparotomy. Surgeons should explain to their patients the hazards of probable risk of recurrent and multiple uterine rupture in the future pregnancy and to document this discussion in the medical records before proceeding to operative hysteroscopic procedures.

Keywords

Uterine rupture, uterine myomectomy, pregnancy complications, hysteroscopy, maternal morbidity, myoma

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