Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of incarceration of the gravid uterus

Heleen J. Van Beekhuizen*, Hans W. Bodewes, Eveline M. Tepe, Herman P. Oosterbaan, Roy Kruitwagen, Roel Nijland

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Incarcerated uterus is a rare condition with potentially serious complications that is often difficult to diagnose. This series shows the value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). CASES: Five pregnant women with incarcerated uterus are presented and the MRI findings compared with MRI in normal pregnancy. CONCLUSION: The use of MRI can be helpful in diagnosing this rare condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1134-1137
Number of pages4
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology
Volume102
Issue number5 SUPPL.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003
Externally publishedYes

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