The incarcerated uterus: a review of MRI and ultrasound imaging appearances.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to review the MRI and ultrasound appearances of incarcerated uterus. CONCLUSION: Incarcerated uterus is a rare but serious complication of pregnancy in which the gravid uterus becomes trapped in the posterior pelvis. Characteristic MRI and ultrasound imaging features enable definitive diagnosis of incarcerated uterus, which reduces risks of complications that can lead to maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gardner, CS; Jaffe, TA; Hertzberg, BS; Javan, R; Ho, LM

Published Date

  • July 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 201 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 223 - 229

PubMed ID

  • 23789679

Pubmed Central ID

  • 23789679

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.12.9473


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States