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Annular cervical detachment during caesarean section
  1. Anupama Bahadur,
  2. Anoosha K Ravi,
  3. Rashmi Rajput and
  4. Rajlaxmi Mundhra
  1. Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anoosha K Ravi; anoosharavi4{at}


Annular cervical detachment is a rare complication mostly associated with prolonged labour and the resultant vascular impairment. Although a remote possibility, such a complication is not unheard of with caesarean section. Here is one such case of annular detachment of cervix during caesarean section due to difficult delivery of fetus which was managed by repair of cut edges.

  • pregnancy
  • abortion
  • reproductive medicine

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  • Contributors AB, RM and RR managed the case. AB had the idea of the study. RR and AKR prepared the manuscript. AB and AKR critically revised the manuscript. All authors accepted the final version of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.