Case of June 2022


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Clinical History:

A 35-year-old lady (gravida 1, para 0) suffered from severe primary postpartum hemorrhage due to uterine atony after vaginal delivery, which was subsequently controlled by Barki Balloon and B-lynch compression suture. B-lynch suture is a widely adopted surgical technique for postpartum hemorrhage by placement of compression sutures onto the uterine body with an intent to control the bleeding. Contrast enhanced CT abdomen (Figure, A and B) was performed 15 days after delivery for persistent fever.

CT Abdomen plain– Axial

CT Abdomen with contrast – Axial

CT Abdomen with contrast – Coronal

CT Abdomen with contrast – Sagittal