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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 8, Issue 2, August 2013 pp 132-133

Research Article

Traumatic Post Partum Haemorrhage (PPH) with Dilutional Coagulopathy: A Near Miss Situation


Deepti A. Vaidya*, Savita Kadam*, Lakshmi Rachkonda**, Shubha A. Mande**, Swati Shiradkar***

{*Assistant Professor, **Professor, ***Professor and Head} Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MGM Medical College and Hospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, INDIA.


Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.


This patient manifested with traumatic PPH with severe anaemia. At the outset, it looked like the patient has suffered a severe haemorrhagic shock superimposed on the underlying moderate anaemia. Later the investigations added the dreaded, fearful complication of dilutional coagulopathy. Further improvement presented to us, an intraperitoneal collection and then a severe preeclampsia. This catastrophe of complications slowly built up… but due to a aggressive team management, it was possible to save this patient… it’s an excellent exemplification of how functional coagulatory disorder manifests like a terror clinical situation