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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Abstract

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
Volume92
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1956
Externally publishedYes

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Appendectomy
Placenta
Fetus
Wounds and Injuries
Surgical Wound

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Extrusion of a macerated fetus and placenta through the wound of a recent appendectomy. / Westerband, Adrian; Boley, Scott J.; Rothenberg, Robert E.

In: The American Journal of Surgery, Vol. 92, No. 4, 10.1956, p. 624-627.

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