Abortion - infected
An infected abortion occurs when an infection develops in the material from the fetus or placenta or the lining of the uterus (endometrium).
Alternative NamesInfected miscarriage
Causes of Abortion - infected
An infected abortion may occur if parts of the fetal or placental tissue stay in the uterus after an incomplete abortion.
Abortion - infected Symptoms
- Vaginal bleeding
Reviewed By: Audra Robertson, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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