The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India

, Volume 64, Issue 6, pp 436–437 | Cite as

Monckeberg’s Arteriosclerosis in Uterine Vessels: An Unusual Presentation

  • Pesona LucksomEmail author
  • Latha Kharka
  • Nikhil Sebastian
  • Amlan Gupta
Case Report


Peripheral Artery Vaginal Hysterectomy Decubitus Ulcer Cervicitis Muscular Artery 
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The authors thank the Department of Pathology of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences for extending them all the necessary help regarding the histopathologic report and the picture, as well as the OBG staff for their support.

Conflict of interest

There have been no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pesona Lucksom
    • 1
    Email author
  • Latha Kharka
    • 1
  • Nikhil Sebastian
    • 1
  • Amlan Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologySikkim Manipal Institute of Medical SciencesTadongIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologySikkim Manipal Institute of Medical SciencesTadongIndia

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