Local Abortifacient

The second method of inducing abortion was by the use of local abortifa-cients. This involves the introduction of a certain chemical intravaginally or

Theraputic Abortion
Figure 20.2 A 23-year-old female who died 7 hours after a therapeutic abortion. Death was caused by perforation of the uterus. Two liters of blood were found in the retroperitoneal space.

in the cervix. Potassium permanganate was commonly used. The tablet was inserted in the cervix, causing ulceration of the cervix or vaginal fornix with bleeding. This method of abortion was not very effective.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
101 Power Tips For Preventing and Treating Headaches

101 Power Tips For Preventing and Treating Headaches

Are you fed up with your frequent headache pain? 101 Simple Ways to Attack Your Headache BEFORE the Pain Starts Guaranteed No Pain, No Fear, Full Control Normal Life Again Headaches can stop you from doing all the things you love. Seeing friends, playing with the kids... even trying to watch your favorite television shows.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment