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Urethral Diverticulum Stone Causing Obstructed Labor

Aleena Haider

Keywords : Cesarean section, Fetal distress, Labor, Urinary bladder

Citation Information : Haider A. Urethral Diverticulum Stone Causing Obstructed Labor. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2022; 14 (1):71-72.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1988

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 05-04-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Obstructed labor though being a well-known entity, cephalopelvic disproportion is the most common cause causing labor dystocia. Urethral diverticulum stone is a rare cause of obstructed labor. We report a case of urethral diverticulum stone obstructing the labor in a primigravida where cause of obstruction was confirmed by sonographic modality.

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