Obstetrics & Gynecology:
Case Reports

Iatrogenic Fetal Injury

Aburezq, Hisham MD, FRCSC; Chakrabarty, Kaushik H. MBChB, MD; Zuker, Ronald M. MD, FRCSC

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Iatrogenic fetal injury during cesarean delivery is a serious but underreported complication.

CASE: A distal iatrogenic amputation of a digit occurred during a cesarean delivery.

CONCLUSION: Obstetricians should be aware of this potential complication.

© 2005 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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