Coital laceration in shock: A case report.
Oriji Peter Chibuzor1*, Omietimi James Enimi1, Allagoa Dennis1, Sominyai Inain Roberts Cornerstone1, Adeniran Aderonke1, Ikiba Prosper1, Tekenah Ebiye Serena1, Obagah Lukman1, Ikoro Chima1, Mbah Kanayochukwu Michael1
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
*Correspondence: Dr. Oriji, Peter Chibuzor; +234 706 423 3209; firstname.lastname@example.org
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Background: Coital lacerations vary from minor self-limiting vaginal injury with minimal bleeding, which do not require medical attention to life-threatening tear with severe bleeding which could progress to haemorrhagic shock and death if not promptly managed.
Case presentation: A 19-year-old senior secondary school student who presented to the gynaecological emergency unit with coital laceration in shock. She was resuscitated, and had repair in theatre.
Conclusion: Coital laceration is usually mild. It could be life-threatening in severe cases. Prompt diagnosis and management of severe cases will reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with it.
Keywords: Coital laceration, shock, life-threatening, morbidity, mortality.
Cite this article: Oriji PC, Omietimi JE, Allagoa D, Sominyai IRC, Adeniran A, Ikiba P, et al. Coital laceration in shock: A case report. Yen Med J. 2019;1(1):49-51.
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