IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 44 / Issue 3 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog3339.2017

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Open Access Case Report
Placenta percreta with colon involvement in a twin pregnancy: case report and literature review
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guang Zhou, China
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2017, 44(3), 461–463; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog3339.2017
Published: 10 June 2017
Abstract
A case of a woman with twin pregnancy having placenta percreta involving the colon, showed hematochezia symptoms, experienced bleeding which caused the patient's mortality. Placenta percreta with bowel involvement is a very serious complication of pregnancy. Symptoms are very atypical and it is very difficult to diagnose.
Keywords
Placenta percreta
Pregnancy
Hematochezia
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