What is the prevalence of premature preterm rupture of membranes (PROM)?

Updated: Dec 11, 2017
  • Author: Allahyar Jazayeri, MD, PhD, FACOG, DACOG, FSMFM; Chief Editor: Carl V Smith, MD  more...
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PPROM is a common complication of pregnancy occurring in about 3% of all pregnancies. The obstetrician needs to be familiar with appropriate management of PPROM. High-risk consultation with a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist should be considered in all cases to ensure appropriate current therapy is instituted.


Source Article: Premature Rupture of Membranes: Summary

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