Resolution of acute cervical insufficiency after antibiotics in a case with amniotic fluid sludge

Lami Yeo, Roberto Romero, Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa, Robert Para, Jeffrey Johnson, David Kmak, Eunjung Jung, Bo Hyun Yoon & Chaur-Dong Hsu
Cervical insufficiency generally refers to a condition in which there is mid-trimester cervical dilatation or protruding chorioamniotic membranes in the absence of uterine contractions. Such condition is a risk factor for spontaneous mid-trimester abortion or early preterm birth, and is associated with adverse neonatal outcomes. Both intra-amniotic infection and inflammation ascertained by amniocentesis have been identified in patients with cervical insufficiency, and are poor prognostic factors. A subset of patients with intra-amniotic inflammation will have...
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