STUDY OF MATERNAL AND FETAL OUTCOME IN ANTEPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 503-508
AbstractAntepartum hemorrhage (APH) is defined as bleeding from or into the genital tract
during pregnancy after the period of viability until delivery of fetus1. The World Health
Authority defines antepartum hemorrhage as bleeding after 28th week of pregnancy. On
an average 2 to 5% of all pregnancies are complicated by antepartum hemorrhage.
Antepartum hemorrhage accounts for about 22-25% of maternal mortality1.
Causes of antepartum hemorrhage include placenta previa (PP) and placental abruption (AP).
vasa previa, marginal vein bleeding, trauma due to foreign body or genital lacerations and cervical polyp, cervical carcinoma, local lesions of vagina and cervix and systemic diseases like leukemia & bleeding disorders
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