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A Case of Maternal Tetanos Following Illegal Induced Abortion. ]

Maternal tetanus is the development of Clostridium tetani in the maternal organism due to unsanitary practices during childbirth or abortion. It has become a rare condition since the introduction of tetanus toxoid vaccination in pregnant women. We report a case of genital tetanus in a 32-year-old patient in Nabil Choucair Health Center, Dakar, Senegal. Through this case, we will present a review of the literature on the epidemiological, clinical, and prognostic aspects of this condition.


Auteur(s) : BIAYE B, GASSAMA O, NIASSY AC, FAYE ME, TOURE Y, MOREIRA PM, MOREAU JC.
Pages : 1-3
Année de publication : 2018
Revue : Gynecol Reprod Health.
N° de volume : 2
Type : Article
Mise en ligne par : FAYE Marie Edouard