Perineal Lacerations

Alex Baker creates an illustration showing the repair of perineal lacerations resulting from labour.

Alex's illustration shows a particularly nasty condition - a puerperal genital hematoma created for Contemporary OBGYN magazine. The article reports that lacerations occur in up to 80% of vaginal deliveries so it's important that ob/gyns know how to accurately diagnose and appropriately manage them. Read more here.

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