Essential Central Atony of the Lower Uterine Fragment: A Surprising Reason for Baby Blues Hemorrhage

Ann Landers* and Anastasia Leonardo

Department of Gynecological Surgery Unit, Maternity de Francisca, France

Corresponding Author:
Ann Landers
Department of Gynecological Surgery Unit
Maternity de Francisca, France
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: January 14, 2016; Accepted Date: February 13, 2016; Published Date: February 18, 2016

Citation: Landers A, Leonardo A. Essential Central Atony of the Lower Uterine Fragment: A Surprising Reason for Baby Blues Hemorrhage. Crit Care Obst&Gyne. 2016, 2:1. doi:10.21767/2471-9803.100011

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We report a case with baby blues discharge where ultrasound and clinical discoveries uncovered a very much contracted fundus and upper uterine portion and an expanded out lower uterine fragment. We trust this case will prompt expanded acknowledgment of this condition and urge others to report their experience.


Blue baby, Lower uterine fragment, PV examination, Hemorrhage

Case report

A 35 years female, G2P1 with one living youngster from past cesarean segment was admitted to the healing center for crisis cesarean segment because of genuine work torments and burst of layers with all around controlled GDM on insulin at 39 weeks of incubation. Cesarean segment was finished with dynamic administration of third phase of work was finished by applying prophylactic echobolics in type of oxytocin and PGE1. The uterus was very much contracted with insignificant vagina draining. The patient was moved to ward in great condition. The uterus was very much contracted with negligible vaginal draining yet after 2hrs, spout of vaginal draining happened with blood clumps, PV examination uncovered widened cervix with blood clusters in the lower uterine fragment with contracted upper portion that was affirmed on ultrasound by unfilled upper section and expanded lower with blood clumps (Figure 1). Her vitals were ABP 100/60, HR 95 B/M, HB 9.5 after preoperative 11.5 gm% so we began echobolics in type of oxytocin 20 iu/500 cc saline more than 4 hrs, 800 mcg PGE1 and methergin amp 0.5 mg IM. No trial of expulsion of blood clusters from lower section as it went about as hemostatic tamponade however, echobolics will remove the substance with compressions throughout the following couple of days as changed blood and dim clumps. Additionally liquids were given. The condition determined with this measure an old changed clumps were ousted throughout the following 3 days with no crisp seeping with stable general condition. Other alternatives that could help in movement is inflatable tamponade of the lower section, pressure sutures, stepwise devascularize, bilateral interior iliac supply route ligation, hysterectomy or radiological embolization. Postpartum sickliness was revised utilizing iron dextran (cosmofer) by aggregate dosage mixture, where the dosage was ascertained as takes after 0.24*deficits (target-acual hb)*body weight+500. The figured measurements is in mg press that can be utilized as a solitary imbuement more than 4 and half hours after test measurement of the initial 25 mg more than 15 minutes then twofold drop. Every ampoule contains 100mg in 2ml. The aggregate measurements ought not to surpass 20mg/kg. The normal increment in hemoglobin is 1.5 gm/week and Hb checked following 2 weeks that surpassed 12 gm % and oral iron is given following 5 days from infusion to maintain a strategic distance from reduction in its absorption. Other iron planning as iron sucrose can be utilized yet isolate measurements to be supplanted each 2-3 days with greatest 2 ampoules in 200cc gradually after test dosage more than 1-2 hrs [1-4] the writing in regards to this issue is meager thus constrained.


Figure 1: Ultrasound showing empty upper segment with haemorrhage.


Central atony of the lower uterine section, as recognized by ultrasound is connected with baby blues drain. We trust this case will prompt expanded acknowledgment of this condition and urge others to report their experience. Further studies are expected to affirm our discoveries, decide etiology, and create focused on treatments.


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