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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014, Article ID 580384, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/580384
Case Report

Spontaneous Hemoperitoneum due to Rupture of Uterine Varicose Veins during Labor Successfully Treated by Percutaneous Embolization

Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital La Paz, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain

Received 28 March 2014; Revised 19 May 2014; Accepted 16 June 2014; Published 9 July 2014

Academic Editor: Eliezer Shalev

Copyright © 2014 Rebeca Díaz-Murillo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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