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Live abdominal pregnancy presenting as massive rectal bleeding.
  1. P. C. Bornman,
  2. J. S. Collins,
  3. M. J. Abrahamson,
  4. N. H. Gilinsky

    Abstract

    A case of massive rectal bleeding resulting from the placental attachment of an abdominal pregnancy to the sigmoid colon is reported. Both mother and infant survived this rare complication which should be considered when abdominal colic and major gastrointestinal haemorrhage occur in a pregnant patient.

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