Abortion - complete
A complete abortion is an abortion (induced or spontaneous) in which the entire fetus and placenta have passed out of the uterus before the 20th week of pregnancy.
See also: Miscarriage
Alternative NamesComplete abortion
Treatment of Abortion - complete
This type of abortion usually does not need medical help.
Reviewed By: Melanie N. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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