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Obstructed labour caused by foetal congenital hydronephrosis. Trans-abdominal drainage of the hydronephrosis with resultant delivery per vagina

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A case of a 25 year old 2 alive Patient, with obstructed labour with fetal death and delivery of the fetus up to the trunk caused by congenital Bilateral Hydronephrosis is presented. Obstetric examination on admission supported by Abdominal Ultrasound revealed Bilateral Hydronephrosis which was then drained per abdomen using needle and intravenous fluid giving set with eventual relief of the obstruction and vaginal delivery of the stillborn baby.

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Abdul, I. , Adeniran, A. , Okpara, E. , Oyinloye, O. , Saka, A. , Adekanye, E. , Saka, M. and Jimoh, A. (2013) Obstructed labour caused by foetal congenital hydronephrosis. Trans-abdominal drainage of the hydronephrosis with resultant delivery per vagina. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3, 74-77. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2013.31016.


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