Case reports on puerperal uterine inversion: A rare potentially life threatening obstetric complication
Bijoy Kumar Dutta, Shilpa N Vijay
Puerperal uterine inversion, an unusual avoidable complication of third stage of labour, where uterus turns inside out, which if neglected can contribute to maternal morbidity and mortality owing to haemorrhage and shock. However, timely appropriate intervention can reduce both. More the delay in diagnosis, more the chances of mortality and more invasive therapeutic procedures warranted. Hence, knowledge on diagnosis and management has to be emphasized by every obstetrician.