Chapter 90. Vaginal and Vulvar Hematoma

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Robert Resnik MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch90

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Resnik, R. (2009) Vaginal and Vulvar Hematoma, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch90

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. University of California, San Diego, Reproductive Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive – Dept. 0621, La Jolla, CA 92093-0621, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • vulvovaginal hematomas;
  • puerperal hematomas - resulting from birth trauma or improper hemostasis;
  • types - vulvar/vulvovaginal/vaginal/supravaginal or subperitoneal;
  • symptom - perineal or rectal pain or both;
  • angiographic embolization;
  • pelvic arteriography;
  • treating with broad-spectrum antibiotics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology and Diagnosis

  • Management

  • References