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Retroperitoneal hematoma — a rare complication after cervical conization because of cervicoisthmic arteriovenous malformation: a case report

  • Dubravko Habek
  • Tatjana Pavelić Turudić
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Abstract

A rare case is presented concerning retroperitoneal hemorrhage in a 28-year-old patient after a cold knife conization and cervical suture reconstruction. Arteriovenous cervicoisthmic malformation is a risk factor that was identified in a hysterectomy sample.

Keywords

Retroperitoneal hematoma Cervical neoplasia Cervical conization Cervicoisthmic arteriovenous malformation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics University Hospital “Sveti Duh”ZagrebYugoslavia

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