Extrusion of a macerated fetus and placenta through the wound of a recent appendectomy

Adrian Westerband, Scott J. Boley, Robert E. Rothenberg

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A case is reported in which a seven month old, dead fetus was extruded through the surgical wound of an appendectomy performed one month previously. The patient made a complete recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)624-627
Number of pages4
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1956
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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