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Fecal Impaction Dystocia

Anirban Dasgupta, Parmanand K Shah, Hemangi Choudhari

Keywords : Dystocia, Fecoliths, Malpresentation, Obstructed labor, Rupture uterus

Citation Information : Dasgupta A, Shah PK, Choudhari H. Fecal Impaction Dystocia. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2018; 10 (1):66-68.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1561

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Fecoliths cause many complications in pregnancy, such as dystocia, rupture uterus, and malpresentation. Obstructed labor due to a fecolith in the rectum and colon is very rare. We are presenting a case of obstructed labor and malpresentation caused by a large fecolith.

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