Disease Information for Retained placenta

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Flooding menstrual bleeding
Foul vaginal discharge
Profuse vaginal discharge
Uterine Bleeding
Vaginal Bleeding
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Female
Population/Female-only/limit
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Hysteroscopy abnormal
Pathology
BX/Endometrial biopsy/abnormal
PATH/Uterine Dilatation and curettage/abnormal (D&C)
Ultrasound
Transvaginal Ultrasound Abnormal
Ultrasound/Pelvic area abnormalities
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cervix Polyp
Associated Disease & Complications
Menorrhagia
Postpartum hemorrhage
Puerperal hemorrhage/tears/lacerations
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Fetal/conceptual products (category)
CLASS/Gravid womb disorder (ex)
CLASS/Placenta disorder (ex).
CLASS/Ovary/uterus/female genital (category)
CLASS/Uterus involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Risk pregnancy/Difficult delivery
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

A placenta which is either adherent or incarcerated by irregular uterine contractions, and which in consequence fails to be expelled after birth. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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