How frequently does spontaneous sealing of the membranes occur in premature preterm rupture of membranes (PPROM)?

Updated: Dec 11, 2017
  • Author: Allahyar Jazayeri, MD, PhD, FACOG, DACOG, FSMFM; Chief Editor: Carl V Smith, MD  more...
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Spontaneous sealing of the membranes does occur occasionally (< 10% of all cases), mostly after PPROM that has occurred subsequent to amniocentesis; however, this is the exception rather than the rule.


Source Article: Premature Rupture of Membranes: Premature Preterm Rupture of Membranes

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