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Unusual case of placenta accreta - A Case Report


 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, JSS Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
BA Anupama Marnal,
D/O. Meenakshi Ashok, Bakki Village, Bettagere Post, Mudigere Taluk, Chikmagalur District - 577 136, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/am.am_20_22

Introduction: Placenta accreta is a rare and life-threatening condition. The incidence is increasing with increasing cesarean section rates. Detection and management in early gestational weeks are difficult. Conclusion: Here, we have one such case of 39-year multigravida presented with repeated episodes of bleeding per vagina. Keeping differential diagnosis, we investigated further, and it was managed with total abdominal hysterectomy. The diagnosis was confirmed with a histopathology report as placenta accreta.


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