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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 50-51

Placental adherence to small bowel: An uncommon appearance of placenta percreta; Managed without intestinal resection


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Insha Khan
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar - 190 011, Jammu and Kashmir
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ami.ami_72_17

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Placenta percreta is an uncommon and potentially fatal condition in pregnancy. It can invade the adjacent structures of uterus including the urinary bladder, rectum, and small bowel. The invasion of bladder is common but that of small bowel is extremely rare. This report presents a case of placenta percreta with small bowel invasion which was managed without intestinal resection.


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